Tucker Johnson Named USET Athlete of the Month

Saturday, July 29, 2000

Tucker Johnson of Oldwick, NJ, was named USET Athlete of the Month for July for his win at CAI Riesenbeck June29 - July 2 in Germany.

Johnson and his team owned by Mr. and Mrs. James L. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Duke, defeated a field of 36 international drivers.

Johnson, who was the only U.S. driver competing at Riesenbeck, took the lead during the dressage phase with a score of 36.64 penalties. After finishing seventh in the marathon phase with a score of 76.52, he secured his victory
with a 5.00 penalty score in the cones phase. His final score of 120.16 was more than two points ahead of Sweden's Tomas Eriksson who finished second with a score of 122.70. Belgium's Gert Schrijvers finished third with a score of 125.68.

Johnson was ranked third in the world in 1999 on the FEI Four-In-Hand list, and was recently named by the USET (along with James Fairclough and Bill Long) to represent the United States at the FEI World Four-In-Hand Championship in Wolfsburg, Germany, August 24-27. In 1998, he was fifth at
the World Four-In-Hand Championship in Rome. He is also the reigning USET Four-In-Hand Champion, having won the Championship in 1998 and 1999.

Related Links
10/8/1999 Tucker Johnson Ranked Third on FEI World Four-In-Hand Driving List
8/31/1998 Tucker Johnson USET Athlete of the Month, August 1998