Jessica Phoenix

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Jessica Phoenix
Personal information
Full name Jessica Phoenix
Nationality  Canada
Discipline Eventing
Born (1983-10-16) October 16, 1983 (age 34)
Uxbridge, Ont, CAN

Jessica Phoenix (born October 16, 1983 in Uxbridge, Ontario) is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete in eventing.

Career[edit]

Phoenix won a gold medal in the individual eventing competition at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara. She also won a silver medal as part of the team eventing competition.[1]

Phoenix made her Olympic debut at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finishing 22nd in individual eventing.[2]

Phoenix competed at her third Pan American Games in 2015. Once again she returned home with two medals, an individual silver and a team bronze. She rode a Westphalian gelding Pavarotti.

In July 2016, she was named to Canada's Olympic team.[3] At the Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Phoenix placed 10th in the team competition and finished 38th individually, collecting 131.60 penalties across the three stages with A Little Romance.

Honours[edit]

In 2012 Phoenix was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pan Am Games:Canadian Trail". CBC Sports. October 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jessica Phoenix". Athlete Biographies. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Cleveland, Amy (14 July 2016). "Eric Lamaze leads Canadian Olympic equestrian team in Ian Millar's absence". www.olympics.cbc.ca/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Olympic and Paralympic athletes to receive Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal". Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 

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