Countdown to the 2016 Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Rider no. Five – Eric Lamaze

In the week leading up towards the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in Geneva, We present Eric Lamaze, currently ranked 6th in the world after a tremendous year.

Name: Eric Lamaze

Age: 48

Country: Canada

Current world rank (N° 191): No. 6

No. of times in the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Four (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011)

Best result in the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final: Eric was runner-up in the Final in 2011, in Paris with Coriana van't Klapscheut

No. of months in the Top 10 during 2016 (January-November rankings N° 181-N° 191): Five

Best world rank during 2016: No. 5 (Ranking N° 188 and 189)

Thrills from 2016: Winning individual bronze at the Olympic Games, riding Fine Lady 5

Spills from 2016: It's been far more thrills than spills for Lamaze in 2016

Text by Worldofshowjumping

image: F.Petroni