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Bruce Springsteen's daughter makes US Olympic equestrian team

July 07, 2021 00:23 IST
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IMAGE: Jessica Springsteen in action during the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup at the Hickstead All England Jumping Course - International Arena in Hickstead, West Sussex, on July 28, 2019. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Rock icon Bruce Springsteen and singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa’s daughter Jessica has been selected as one of four riders on the United States’ jumping team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

 

Jessica Springsteen, 29, will be making her Olympic debut, US Equestrian announced on Monday.

IMAGE: Jessica Springsteen with her parents Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa. Photograph: Monica Schipper/Getty Images

She will team up Kent Farrington, Laura Kraut and McLain Ward, with the team led by chef d'equipe Robert Ridland and Lizzy Chesson.

Springsteen, ranked third behind the experienced Kraut and Ward, will be riding 12-year-old stallion Don Juan van de Donkhoeve.

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