he indestructible, the unbreakable, the unfathamoble……. Nick Skelton who, at 54 years of age, has broken his neck, had a hip replacement, a shoulder surgery and has an impending back surgery, finally has an Olympic medal and leads the individual standings.
If he wins a Gold medal tomorrow with Big Star, he might be the first show jumping rider in history to win a Team Olympic Gold and a Individual Olympic gold medal…..
Nick is currently ranked 5th in the world..
“Big Star was bought as a five-year-old just for this and that was my inspiration. My owners have been absolutely outstanding and turned down several tremendous offers for both Big Star and Carlo.”