Bruce Springsteen’s daughter was selected for the U.S. Equestrian Team to participate in the Tokyo Olympics
Bruce Springsteen’s return to live performance may be considered the biggest event for the Bruce Springsteen family this summer.
The owner and wife Patti Scialfa’s only daughter, Jessica Springsteen (Jessica Springsteen), will make her Olympic debut this summer. Named the four-man American Equestrian Team on Monday The game will be played in Tokyo, Japan.
The 29-year-old Springsteen is ranked 3rd in the American Riders List and 27th in the world. He will ride the 12-year-old Belgian warm-blooded stallion Don Juan van de Donkhoeve. U.S. Olympic CommitteeThe horse is owned by Stone Hill Farm in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, where the musician lives.
According to reports, Springsteen was a substitute driver for the United States team at the 2012 London Olympics, but failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro team. NBC SportsThe United States won the silver medal in the team long jump in Rio de Janeiro and won medals in six of the past nine Olympic Games.
Springsteen began horseback riding on a family farm in New Jersey when he was 4 years old.
“I started riding a horse when I was very young,” Springsteen said People Magazine“My mother always wanted to ride horses, so when we moved to New Jersey, she started taking classes. Our home is across the road from a top junior training barn-I went there when I was a teenager.”
“I started participating in competitions and making jump shots, and then I became a professional player. It all happened very naturally.”
Based on the 2008 ASPCA Maclay finals and the 2009 Winter Equestrian Festival Excellence Equestrian Championship, Springsteen became a powerful equestrian athlete in his junior year. American Equestrian FederationShe is also a member of the Zone 2 Young Riders team, which won a silver medal in the 2010 North American Youth Championship and a bronze medal in an individual competition in the same event.
When Springsteen participates in the Olympics later this summer, this will not be the first time she has represented the United States in international competitions. Springsteen has represented the United States in many FEI Nations Cup teams, including the winning teams in Palm Beach and Wellington, Florida last year.
Springsteen won the K 4* Grand Prix Hubside Jump Tour event in France last month and almost qualified for her first Olympic participation. Her 36.16 seconds was the best result in the competition. New Jersey Net. She rode a mare named Tinker Bell in the event.
Springsteen graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a degree in psychology. She won more than US$2 million in prize money in international competitions.
Springsteen’s Olympic debut came at the height of her father’s summer when she resumed face-to-face performance for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His Tony Award-winning show “Springsteen on Broadway” Back to New York City last month. His second Broadway residency is planned for September 4th at the St. James Theatre.
Springsteen plans to take a one-month break from his Broadway show from July 17 to August. 17. This will perfectly coincide with his daughter’s Olympic Games.
The Summer Olympics will start on July 23 and will last until August 8 in Tokyo. The equestrian event will be held from August 2 to 7, but due to COVID-19 restrictions banning international audiences, the singer and songwriter may not be able to participate. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the game to be postponed for a year.
Springsteen too Plan to perform at the Homecoming Concert in Central Park, New York Later this summer to help celebrate the city’s reopening in the midst of a public health crisis. The date of the concert has not yet been determined.