Just 24 hours after Team GB took home show jumping team gold, the dressage team decided to get in on the history-making action. While the jumping team had put in a decidedly dominant performance, the dressage riders positively piaffed away with the lead, having the gold medal in hand before the final German and Dutch riders even entered the ring…
There’s a really unique experience that forms around the Olympic games, where people who are normally on the other side of a TV screen are suddenly right in front of your face. It takes awhile for the shock to wear off, but eventually you get oddly used to seeing Jan Ebeling chatting on his cell phone outside Starbucks, and waiting for the crosswalk signal to change next to Rodrigo Pessoa…
Day 11 Live from London – Olympic Team Dressage Medals and Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.
The Pak is across the pond and the action is officially underway in London. In this blog series, SmartPakers Sarah and Colby will be sharing stories about the people they meet while watching the action live in the stands (and on the XC course) in Greenwich.
It was truly electric. From the moment the first horse trotted in from the warm up, the air in the stadium was alive with a nervous energy as show jumping fans waited to witness history…
Day 10 Live from London – Olympic Team Jumping Day 3 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.
Day 9 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 2 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.
I’ve missed you guys so much! It felt really weird not having anyone to chronicle every waking thought to. And after I forgot my phone during Show Jumping Day 2, so I couldn’t tweet, I thought I was going to go into withdrawal. So, long short, I’m glad to be back!
Day 8 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 1 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.
Day 7 Live from London – Olympic Dressage Day 2 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.