The equestrian centre in Deodoro, Rio was the scene of Skelton's final Olympic…

Nick Skelton wins individual showjumping gold for Great Britain

The equestrian centre in Deodoro, Rio was the scene of Skelton's final Olympic…

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Vendredi 19 Août 2016;Rio De Janeiro;RIO 2016 - JUMPING - CEREMONIE DES MEDAILLES;SCOOPDYGA - COSTABADIE Pierre - Jeux Olympiques / Olympics games Rio 2016 Sports equestres 19/08/2016 Deodoro Equestrian Centre Nick SKELTON (GBR). BIG STAR

Horse breaking a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet

Horse breaking a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet

"Horse breaking a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet"m I cannot stand how he is riding!!! He just bounces around! What the heck! Who taught him how to ride???!?!?!?! SIT DOWN

British show jumper Nick Skelton has become Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist in his seventh Games.  The 58-year-old, who initially retired 16 years ago after breaking his neck in two places, claimed individual gold after a six-way jump-off.  It is Britain's first individual show jumping medal since Anne Moore's silver in 1972, and adds to Skelton's gold in the team event at London 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: GB's Nick Skelton wins show jumping gold

British show jumper Nick Skelton has become Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist in his seventh Games. The 58-year-old, who initially retired 16 years ago after breaking his neck in two places, claimed individual gold after a six-way jump-off. It is Britain's first individual show jumping medal since Anne Moore's silver in 1972, and adds to Skelton's gold in the team event at London 2012.

A word of thanks to Big Star by Nick Skelton Gold medal individual showjumping…

A word of thanks to Big Star by Nick Skelton Gold medal individual showjumping…

Just...wow...Nick Skelton and his Arko III, just jumping the standard--why not?

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Spring is the time for new beginnings. And, it would seem, a few endings. Three Olympic show jumpers have been declared retirement bound this week. On Wednesday, news broke that Olympic double gold medalists Nick Skelton (GBR) and Big Star will compete no more. The British team veteran was the comeback story of the Rio Games, returning to  Continued

Spring is the time for new beginnings. And, it would seem, a few endings. Three Olympic show jumpers have been declared retirement bound this week. On Wednesday, news broke that Olympic double gold medalists Nick Skelton (GBR) and Big Star will compete no more. The British team veteran was the comeback story of the Rio Games, returning to Continued

Nick Skelton on his first pony Oxo

Nick Skelton: Rio Olympics gold medallist show jumper retires

Nick Skelton on his first pony Oxo

Nick Skelton and Big Star - Skelton was competing at his seventh Olympic Games in Rio - 16 years after breaking his neck in two places

Nick Skelton: Rio Olympics gold medallist show jumper retires

Nick Skelton and Big Star - Skelton was competing at his seventh Olympic Games in Rio - 16 years after breaking his neck in two places

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