Lisa Wilcox Makes American Debut at the Gold Coast Grand Finale
It was Olympian Lisa Wilcox’s first show in the United States since returning from a 12-year stint abroad. It was not only Wilcox’s first show since returning, it was her first time showing in Florida, as well.
A crowd was gathered around the warm-up area and spectators were securing spots in the covered viewing area to watch her performance aboard Cindy Snowden's Oldenburg, Dolomit in the FEI Test for 6-Year-Olds at the Gold Coast Grand Finale I in Wellington, Fla., April 15. The anticipation was almost tangible.Wilcox finally entered the ring.
The viewing areas were packed and all motion outside of the ring seemed to come to a standstill as she and Dolomit completed their test. A rider in the adjacent ring, who finished her test midway through Wilcox’s, jokingly commented to the throng as she passed the viewing area: “You’re all here to see me, right?”