Will Simpson (equestrian)

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Will Simpson
2008 Olympic equestrian jumping gold medalists.jpg
Beezie Madden on Authentic and Will Simpson on Carlsson vom Dach
Personal information
Born June 9, 1959 (1959-06-09) (age 57)
Springfield, Illinois, U.S

William "Will" Simpson (born June 9, 1959 in Springfield, Illinois) is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Simpson won the gold medal as part of the United States team in team jumping, together with McLain Ward, Laura Kraut, and Beezie Madden.[2]

In 2010 Simpson was featured in the television series A Rider's Story[3] along with his wife, fellow Grand Prix show jumper Nicole Shahinian-Simpson.


  1. ^ "Will Simpson". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  2. ^ Harvey, Randy (2008-08-18). "U.S. show-jumpers win gold in Hong Kong". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  3. ^ www.equestrianlife.com