There were many things that went wrong in Tryon. “We made a ton of mistakes,” admitted Mark Bellissimo. "If we ran the WEG again it would be unbelievable."
2018 WEG Diary
Canada has come away from WEG with not a single medal. It is what it is. Everyone is trying their best; there is no lack of desire or support.
Oh my goodness who would have thought there was so much drama in the driving world. We had our fill today, on and off the marathon course.
Olympic qualification for Canada’s jumpers will have to wait another year. The girls and guys just couldn’t swing it this time.
We did it! Team spirit and a collective effort pulled her back from the brink and raised her the only two rungs she needed to climb today
To start the 8th day of WEG I popped over to the Vaulting arena to watch some freestyles before whizzing over to the Tryon Stadium to catch the Canadian para riders.
Canada’s chef de mission Jon Garner says he wasn’t traumatized at the unfinished state of the Tryon International Equestrian Park when he arrived.
I’d like to hark back one day to reflect on the superb results achieved in the Eventing World Championship by the British and Irish squads.
Beep beep beep. That sound can account for many different things. Clocks, alarms, a busy signal. Or reversing vehicles warning us of impending doom should one stand directly behind it. Ernck ernck ernck is a new sound for me. As the flashflood warning it emanated frequently from the TV yesterday as the local stations covered […]
I had a tour of the WEG cross-country course this morning. I say “tour” and not “course walk” as the entire thing was conducted from the relative comfort of a golf cart. The course is long, winding, and runs over undulating ground, with a punishingly steep, lengthy climb to the finish dubbed “Heartbreak Hill”. In […]
The remainder of the WEG Endurance competition has been cancelled due to a potentially dangerously high combination of heat and humidity.
It seems that WEG Tryon just can't seem to catch a break.