Content tagged with "2016 Rio Olympic Games"

Canada’s Eric Lamaze Reflects on Career Year

Canada’s Eric Lamaze marked a career year in 2016 by adding even more medals and accolades to his already impressive list of accomplishments. As much as individual titles are meaningful, it is teamwork that truly drives the 2008 Olympic Champion….

Selena Speaks Out

In her first public statement since being removed from Canada’s 2016 Olympic Eventing team, Selena O’Hanlon declares that Foxwood High (a.k.a.: Woody) continues to be in great form and that she is seeking clarity on what led to the removal….

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2016 Rio Olympics Confirmed Clean

FEI President Ingmar De Vos had double cause for celebration this week after confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had returned negative. “Keeping our sport clean is a central part of our…

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Last Night

The last day capped off with a bronze by Eric and his gutsy little mare, Fine Lady!! What an absolutely incredible way to end these Games. In the history of the Olympic Games, Canada has only won three individual medals in…

Eric Lamaze Delivers Bronze for Canada

Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON had the crowd on the edge of their seats as he sped to a bronze medal finish in a six-horse jump-off on Aug. 19 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA….

Brilliant Bronze

After six rounds of show jumping and a six-way jump-off for the gold, Canada’s Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won the bronze medal, Peder Fredricson and All In won the silver for Sweden, and Nick Skelton with Big Star…

Comeback king Skelton scoops Britain’s first Olympic individual Jumping gold

He broke his neck in a fall 16 years ago, he has a replacement hip, he’s 58 years old, competing at his seventh Olympic Games and he was riding a horse that has been struggling with injury for over two…

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 claim Olympic bronze medal in show jumping. Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst

Eric Lamaze Wins Individual Bronze Medal at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Eric Lamaze from Schomberg, ON won the individual Bronze medal in jumping aboard Fine Lady 5 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 19. Stay tuned for more.

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Odds and Ends

After all the excitement and the heat yesterday, I was too pooped to write about it! Those following the CBC livestreaming at home know that the competition was fierce and the Canadians were outstanding. The audience at home and in…

Lamaze and his very Fine Lady

On the eve of the Olympic individual Jumping Final at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today, the riders are thinking ahead to tomorrow’s big challenge. A total of 35 combinations will tackle the track when the action…

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