Two Years, Some Tears and a Bronze Medal for Peters

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Steffen wiped away the tears as he stood on Bronze Medal podium after finishing the Grand Prix Special. It had been two years, 34 days and a few hours since he barely missed getting the Bronze at the Beijing Olympic Games and he’d been counting the days. “I never admitted how much it bothered me to miss getting that medal. That it finally happened today it was huge. I just can't believe how lucky I am to ride a horse like Ravel. Certainly it was a huge pressure for the team but we haven't had an individual medal for the U.S. in a long time and then when it happened I simply was beside myself.”

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