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16 Olympians Participate in Olympic Tribute at Palm Beach Dressage Derby

WELLINGTON, FL - March 4, 2008 - At the 2008 PhelpsSports.com Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI-W/Y on Saturday, March 1, in Loxahatchee, FL, 16 Olympians representing five countries - the United States of America, Germany, Denmark, Colombia, and Canada - from the sports of dressage and eventing participated in an Olympic Tribute, celebrating this Olympic year and the 25th Anniversary of the prestigious show.

Olympians participating in the Olympic Tribute were:

Jessica Ransehousen, USA - 1960 Rome, 1964 Tokyo, and 1988 Seoul Olympics

Mason Phelps, USA - 1968 Mexico City Olympics, Eventing Team Alternate

Dorothy Morkis, USA - 1976 Montreal Olympics, Team Bronze

Lendon Gray, USA - 1980 Alternate Olympics Goodwood, England, and 1988 Seoul

Linda Zang, USA - 1980 Alternate Olympics, Goodwood, England

Robert Dover, USA - 1984 Los Angeles; 1988 Seoul; 1992 Barcelona, Team Bronze; 1996 Atlanta, Team Bronze; 2000 Sydney, Team Bronze; 2004 Athens, Team Bronze.

Ashley Holzer, Canada - 1988 Seoul Olympics, Team Bronze; 2004 Athens

Michael Poulin, USA - 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Team Bronze

Carol Lavell, USA - 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Team Bronze

Bent Jensen, Denmark - 1992 Barcelona Olympics

Klaus Balkenhol, Germany - 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Team Gold and Individual Bronze; 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Team Gold and Individual Silver

Michelle Gibson, USA - 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Team Bronze

Lars Petersen, Denmark - 1996 Atlanta Olympics

Karen O'Connor, USA - 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Team Silver; 2000 Sydney Olympics, Team Bronze - Eventing

Lisa Wilcox, USA - 2004 Athens Olympics, Team Bronze

Cesar Parra, Colombia - 2004 Athens Olympics

PHOTO CAPTION: (l-r) Linda Zang, Lisa Wilcox, Michael Poulin, Karen O'Connor, Jessica Ransehousen, Mason Phelps, Dorothy Morkis, Carol Lavell, Lendon Gray, Michelle Gibson, Robert Dover, Klaus Balkenhol, Lars Petersen, Bent Jensen, Cesar Parra, and Ashley Holzer. (Applauding at right are Mary Anne McPhail, PhelpsSports.com Derby Executive Director; and Evelyn O'Sullivan, PhelpsSports.com Derby Competition Manager)

PHOTO CREDIT: Susan J. Stickle.


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