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Phillip Weishaupt

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It's hard to imagine just how overflowing with emotion the Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen is each year, and this year even more so, as some of the top international stars took the field in preparation for the Rio Olympic Games.

That the young Philipp Weishaupt defeated them all the day after he got engaged was a fairy-tale ending to a day with joy, tears and excitement. Photographer Tiffany van Halle captured much of it from the in-gate, and shared them with us...

Aachen, Germany—July 17

The Aachen CHIO will always be more than just a horse show to Philipp Weishaupt.

It’s the place he first met his girlfriend, American show jumper Bliss Heers five years ago. It’s the place he got on one knee to propose on Saturday. And today it’s the place he won the Rolex Grand Prix against some of the world’s best show jumpers.

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