- The Olympic Games is currently taking place in Rio de Janeiro
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Natalie Vie is a Team USA Fencer and a two-time US National Champion. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)A wide ocean of fresh concrete glistened outside the fencing arena in the Olympic Village. I was in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Test Games, three months before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.