This was the primary Olympic medal for the daughter of music legends Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, who rode on Saturday atop her 12-year-old stallion, Don Juan van de Donkhoeve.
The 29-year-old medaled in her Olympic debut alongside teammates Laura Kraut and McLain Ward. She is presently ranked 14th on the earth, within the sport of showjumping.
Sweden narrowly beat out the US for the gold medal after a tiebreaker occasion generally known as a jump-off. Members of the profitable staff included Peder Fredricson, Henrik von Eckermann and Malin Baryard-Johnsson.
The U.S. equestrian staff now holds a file 10 medals within the staff leaping closing. Additionally they claimed silver on the final version of the Olympics, most just lately taking gold in 2008.
Springsteen has been using horses since she was a baby, having grown up with a household horse farm in Colts Neck, New Jersey. To this point in her profession, she has additionally received the American Gold Cup, amongst different accolades.
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