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Jessica Springsteen

Last updated on July 24th, 2021 at 10:33 pm

Dedication and confidence in herself and her horses are at the core of her success.

PHOTOS BY George Kamper

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World-class champion show jumper Jessica Springsteen has trained for the opportunity to compete in the Olympics most of her life. This year, it will become a reality as she joins her U.S. Equestrian Team’s show-jumping teammates of seasoned Olympians, McLain Ward, Laura Kraut, and Kent Farrington, in Tokyo. A new base of fans around the world will be captivated as they compete for gold. Her selection to the team has already generated greater exposure and excitement about the exhilarating sport of show jumping.

The daughter and middle child of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, Jessica grew up surrounded by animals at her family’s Colts Neck, New Jersey, farm, and began riding when she was 5 years old

Take a look at Equestrian Living’s visit and photoshoot with Jessica in Wellington, Florida in 2020.

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Meet the U.S. Olympic Jumping Team and hear how Jessica broke the news to her parents on NBC’s TODAY Show.