Although Pollack was named captain of the Canadian Olympic fencing team in 1936, he boycotted the Games in protest against the Nazis.
A former chairman of the National Fencing Committee of Canada, Pollack moved to Australia in 1936 and quickly became an important proponent of fencing in his new country. Julius founded the Victoria Fencing Association, served as its president, and helped co-found the Australian Fencing Federation, serving as its president and secretary.
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encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)