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  • Olympic Blog Listings

    Thread for Olympic Blog Listings. Its so helpful to have them all in one place. Please list those you know of!

    Becky Holder - www.holdereventteam.com
    Max Corcoran for OCT - http://special.equisearch.com/blog/maxcorcoran/
    Greg Tryon for Team Tryon - http://teamtryon.blogspot.com/
    Phillip Dutton - http://phillipdutton.com/cms/

    Kerri McGregor. She's the Assistant Team Manager to Mike Gallagher for the entire Canadian contingent http://kerrimcgregor.wordpress.com/

    Brian O'Connor is the announcer of the equestrian events - http://special.equisearch.com/blog/brianoconnor/

    Beezie Madden - http://teamusa.usatoday.com/bmadden/

    Debbie McDonald- http://special.equisearch.com/blog/debbiemcdonald/
    Last edited by curlykarot; Aug. 1, 2008, 12:25 PM. Reason: making a link work

  • #2
    Chronicle's FREE Olympic Blog coverage!

    Follow The Olympic Action For Free!!!

    Can’t get to Hong Kong to watch the U.S. eventing, dressage and show jumping teams compete? Have no fear—the Chronicle’s Beth Rasin and Molly Sorge are going and will bring you all the action FREE of charge on www.chronofhorse.com.

    That’s right, Beth and Molly will be reporting with stories, photos, a virtual course walk of the cross-country course and blogs each day from Hong Kong, from the moment the eventers start dressage on Aug. 9 until the individual show jumping medals are awarded on Aug. 21. They’ll bring you the stories behind the results and up-to-the-moment news of all the action.

    And it’s all available to everyone free of charge, thanks to our generous sponsors, Cosequin ASU, Broadstone Equine Insurance Agency and Taylor Harris Insurance Services Ltd.


    • #3
      Thank you to CoTH and all of the sponsors!
      "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein



      • #4
        COTH has blogs for Eventing
        Taco Blog
        *T3DE 2010 Pact*


        • #5
          Here are some more blogs I found this evening:

          Brian Soseby's blog: http://www.usef.org/TeamUSA/Blog1.aspx
          Joanie Morris' blog (nothing there yet!): http://www.usef.org/TeamUSA/Blog2.aspx


          Mary King (eventing), Tim Stockdale (showjumping), and Jane Gregory (dressage) all blog here for Horse and Hound.

          And Team GBR Equestrian leader Will Connell provides interesting behind-the-scenes stuff here on the Team GBR website.
          "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


          • #6
            Canada - Mike Gallagher's daily blog
            The Evil Chem Prof


            • #7
              Originally posted by Peggy View Post
              Interesting remark from him about the IOC "getting tough on daily journals/blogs"... Wonder what's up with that...
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


              • #8
                Blog censorship

                Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
                Interesting remark from him about the IOC "getting tough on daily journals/blogs"... Wonder what's up with that...

                Kerri McGregor ( http://kerrimcgregor.wordpress.com/ ) is saying much the same thing...I'd got the impression that it was the Chinese instigating the censorship....I think I also heard mention of it in the news; that many Olympic bloggers are getting PO'd with the censorship, so the Chinese (IOC?) are relaxing the rules *slightly.*


                • #9
                  Well, doesn't THAT just blow.

                  Kerri McGregor's blog is awesome though, great pics!!!
                  "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                  • #10
                    The IOC is not worried so much WHAT people write/blog as WHEN they make it public.

                    Same as it was since Sydney Olympics.

                    Lots of media have paid LOTS of money to cover the events, and IOC is trying to keep to a minimum the number of private persons with computer/blackberry/iPhone who let (cough cough) their friends know the scores and so on BEFORE the paying media personnel.

                    ALl that has really changed since Sydney is the incredible amount of techno-gadgets we all have with which to communicate.


                    WHAT people write/can't write...that is the province more of the BOCOG and their buddies in Hong Kong.
                    one oak, lots of canyons



                    • #11

                      also has lots of interesting Olympic coverage-- videos, interviews, etc etc.
                      one oak, lots of canyons



                      • #12
                        Gina Miles' blog



                        • #13
                          British Rider - Sharon Hunt's Olympic Diary



                          • #14
                            Well, I'm just a spectator

                            I leave Thursday morning. I decided to start my own blog. You know, from a SMURFS point of view. I'll try to post every day, we'll see how it goes, there are some long days scheduled.

                            Blog post link:
                            -Painted Wings

                            Set youself apart from the crowd, ride a paint horse, you're sure to be spotted


                            • #15
                              I'm not even a spectator, but I'm so appreciative of COTH for making this available to us.

                              I'm getting excited! And I haven't been in the least.

                              Good for the Chinese regarding the stabling and the care they've set up for the equestrian teams.
                              Barbaro Cultist, Metabolic Nazi


                              • #16
                                I'm in Hong Kong...

                                and also have a blog! I will be attending the eventing competitions, but I am a total outsider...don't expect me to know the horses' barn names, or who the grooms are, etc.

                                So far it is more of a personal photo gallery / anecdotal look at things, but I will try to update with competition observations as well:



                                • #17
                                  The Horse.com Blog - Jennifer Bryant



                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by TuxWink View Post
                                    and also have a blog! I will be attending the eventing competitions, but I am a total outsider...don't expect me to know the horses' barn names, or who the grooms are, etc.

                                    So far it is more of a personal photo gallery / anecdotal look at things, but I will try to update with competition observations as well:

                                    Cool! Now I am craving some peking duck and dim sum. I thought your comment about the dim sum was hilarious. Keep in mind that LA does have the best dim sum in North America because of all the HK immigrants there, so that's prolly why it's so similar there

                                    Man, I so wish I was there!
                                    Snobbington Hunt clique - Whoopee Wagon Fieldmaster
                                    Bostonians, join us at- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Boston_Equestrian
                                    NYC Equestrians- http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/urbanequestrian/


                                    • #19
                                      Becky finally posted an update in her Blog


                                      and pictures too : )


                                      • #20
                                        Equisearch - Fran Jurga's Hong Kong Blog