An unscripted glimpse at the Canadian Equestrian Team's athletes, supporters & fans before, during and after major games. #CanadaStrong

Initiate Panic Mode

It’s now becoming very real that I’ll be leaving in just a couple of days for Normandy.

getting all the paperwork together

….getting all the paperwork together

Emails are still coming in fast & furious from the Organizing Committee (OC) with information, including the Opening Ceremonies which are being held Saturday August 23rd. A great change from the last WEGs is that all Accredited support staff can now march in the nations’ parade. This is especially terrific for our Grooms and Owners who are such critical components to our Athletes’ successes, but too often are in the shadows.

By now you’ve likely heard/read the announcements for all of our 7 teams who will be representing the maple leaf with pride in Normandy (www.equinecanada.ca/2014weg)

Equine Canada has outfitted the teams with some great gear. In particular, I’m looking forward to wearing my newΒ Tipperary shades and Roots polo shirts!

2014-08-17-CET-ClothingI’ll have to cut this blog off very short in order to tackle the enormous To-Do list.

Keep watching this space for “behind the scenes” updates of one Chef de Mission’s journey with the Canadian Equestrian Team.

Go Canada!

2014-08-17-Passport

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: