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    Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Showed Off Her Skills On "Ellen"

    En garde, prêt, slayyyyyy.

    Meet your new favorite person: Ibtihaj Muhammad, badass fencer from Maplewood, New Jersey.

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    Muhammad is making history by representing America in this year's Rio Olmypics and she stopped by Ellen to talk about her journey.

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    She explained that although she had to modify her clothing to participate in sports, her parents always encouraged her.

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    Muhammad was also recently in the news when she was asked by SXSW staff to remove her hijab for an ID photo.

    Even though she's a role model herself, Ibtihaj was also really pumped to hang with Ellen.

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    After a bit of talking, Ellen set up a match for Ibtihaj to show off her skills against a producer on the show.

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    Yeah, she pretty much totally demolished him.

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    As a thank you for coming on the show, Ellen gave Ibtihaj a Team Ellen uniform and mask.


    Watch the whole video here.

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