Thursday, November 10, 2011

GPA Press Release!

GOLD and SILVER for the Canadian riders in Eventing!   
Individual gold and team Silver at the PanAmerican Games for Canada.


Jessica Phoenix, 28 years old, leading from the beginning of the competition, won the Gold medal in eventing. On the podium, Burnett Hannah Sue (USA) in Silver and Bruce Jr Davidson (USA) for Bronze

Team Medal
Following their great performance at the last WEG, the Canadian team kept going and won the Silver medal in Eventing.
Congratulation to the riders: James Atkinson, Hawley Bennet-Awad, Rebecca Howard and Selena O'Hanlon.
Team Gold for the USA, and Bronze for Brazil.

"The best honor is to ride for your country, when you rider for the team, there is a lot of pressure. It is a different state of mind, and when the team class is over, you need to concentrate again on the individuals" states Jessica.

The Canadian riders were riding with GPA helmets, partner of the Canadian Federation.

Photos: Ken Braddick:


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