Nick Skelton

Nick Skelton

Equestrian Showjumping

  • Event Individual & team riding Big Star
  • Date of Birth 30/12/1957
  • Born Bedworth,Warwickshire


Nick Skelton was part of the team that won the Team Jumping gold at London 2012, on his sixth Olympic appearance and was selected for Rio 2016, meaning he has competed at more Olympic Games than any other Team GB athlete. 

After a serious neck injury forced him into a first retirement in 2000, Nick returned to equestrianism in 2002 and has since received an OBE for services to the sport. 

He also broke the British record for highest fence jumped when he conquered a 7ft 7ins obstacle at Olympia in 1978.   

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