Courtesy of Lucinda Green who loaded this video onto her Facebook page and set me Googling. Cross-country at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, and there appears to be a bit of a problem at fence four, The Pond. I’ve found some images of the posters for the Olympics here, and here on Ponybox is the […]
Yes, those are sections of concrete pipeline with a plank on top – a cross country fence at the Rome Olympics in 1960. From Pat Smythe’s Jumping Around the World (Cassell).
Enjoy Eventing Nation’s footage of the cross country day of the Olympic Test Event in Greenwich Park. The extremely enthusiastic South London schoolkids made it for me.
Peter Atkins of the Australian team and his horse Henry Jota Hampton, or Henny, take us round the World Olympic Games 2010 cross-country course in Kentucky courtesy of a helmet cam. Just watch those ears! If you want to contribute to this partnership, or learn more about Henny, who was picked up by Atkins for […]