Gran’s squad ready to go as she vies for equestrian glory

http://www.starweekly.com.au/sports/grans-squad-ready-to-go-as-she-vies-for-equestrian-glory/ [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The family of Australia’s oldest Rio Olympian, Mary Hanna, will be up in the wee hours cheering her on from the Macedon Ranges’ while she vies for equestrian glory. This…

Granny saddling up to ride in Rio – Geelong Indy Newspaper

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula will field seven athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics, beginning tomorrow (Saturday). Three will make their Olympic debut but Drysdale grandmother and equestrian champion Mary Hanna –…

Rio Games: Our oldest Olympian wants to do it again, with daughter

Published in the Australian Newspaper  http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/rio-games-our-oldest-olympian-wants-to-do-it-again-with-daughter/news-story/417cea5d6a6c1414b16761f0e04977a2 [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] At 61, equestrian rider Mary Hanna will become the oldest Australian to compete at the Rio Olympic Games next month, but she’s already planning for…

Road to Rio July

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] After our first selection trial at Odense, our position did not look particularly secure. Although we were in fourth place on scores I really felt I had to work very hard…