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Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping  

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List of the best show jumping Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous show jumping event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic show jumping Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest show jumping Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best show jumping athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

List is made up of many different athletes, including Princess Haya bint Al Hussein and Beezie Madden.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic show jumping athletes?" and "Who is the best show jumping competitor of all time?"

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Geir Gulliksen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Geir Gulliksen age 58 Geir Gulliksen is a Norwegian show jumping competitor. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Gulliksen originally won the bronze medal as part of the Norwegian team in team jumping, together ...more

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Eric Lamaze is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Eric Lamaze age 49 Eric Lamaze is a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for show jumping. He and his best known horse, Hickstead, completed the rare feat of only having one rail fall during the entire Olympic

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Morten Djupvik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Morten Djupvik age 45 Morten Djupvik is a Norwegian show jumping competitor. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Djupvik originally won the bronze medal as part of the Norwegian team in team jumping, together ...more

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Beezie Madden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Beezie Madden age 54 Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic winner from Cazenovia, New York. She won the 2013 World Cup of Show Jumping with Simon in Gothenburg,

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Laura Kraut is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Laura Kraut age 50 Laura Kraut is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Kraut won the gold medal as part of the United States team with her horse Cedric ...more

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Will Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Will Simpson age 58 William Simpson is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Simpson won the gold medal as part of the United States team in team jumping, ...more

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Ian Millar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Ian Millar age 71 Ian Millar, CM is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete for show jumping. He is a two-time winner of the Show Jumping World Cup and an Olympic silver medalist. Due to his longevity and ...more

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McLain Ward is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
McLain Ward age 42 McLain Ward is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion. At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Ward won the gold medal as part of the United States team in Team jumping, together ...more

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Princess Haya bint Al Hussein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Princess Haya bint Al Hussein age 43 Princess Haya bint Al Hussein is the daughter of King Hussein of Jordan from his third wife, Queen Alia. Princess Haya is the junior wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. She is known ...more

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Tony Andre Hansen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Tony Andre Hansen age 36 Tony Andre Hansen is a Norwegian show jumper and musician.

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Mac Cone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Mac Cone age 65 Mac Cone is a Canadian citizen who competes in show jumping. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Cone won the silver medal as part of the Canadian team in team jumping, together with Jill ...more

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Jill Henselwood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Jill Henselwood age 55 Jill Henselwood is a Canadian Equestrian Team member in show jumper. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Henselwood won the silver medal as part of the Canadian team in team jumping, ...more

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Stein Endresen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
Stein Endresen age 56 Stein Endresen is a Norwegian show jumping competitor. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Endresen originally won the bronze medal as part of the Norwegian team in team jumping, together ...more

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McClain Ward is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Show Jumping
McClain Ward