The 3-day event team competition finished yesterday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
The Australian team completed the final show jumping test with two clear rounds and 4 faults in the third, finishing on a total of 100.20, beaten only by Team Great Britain.
Kevin McNab riding Scuderia 1918 Don Quidam, Andrew Hoy on Vassily de Lassos and Shane Rose on Virgilwere Team Australia’s veteran riders who won Team silver, a greatly awaited Olympic medal with all the indescribable emotions it brings.
“I tried to do my best; there was a certain amount of pressure but we made it”
An Olympic medal is per se immensely satisfying, but but standing on the podium together with your team mates is something even more satisfying, involving complicity, connection and sharing.
Listen to Kevin McNab’s valuable advice on “How to get to the Olympics”: