Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze and his student, Tiffany Foster, both of Schomberg, ON, have been nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee for review and naming to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team for show jumping. Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze has been nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee for the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team for show jumping with two mounts, Verdi (pictured) and Derly Chin de Muze. (Photo by Parker/Russell – The Book LLC) Lamaze, 44, made his Olympic debut in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, becoming the first Canadian equestrian athlete to win an individual gold medal, while Foster, 28, has never before represented Canada in Olympic competition. Other athletes nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee for show jumping are Yann Candele, Jill Henselwood, and Ian Millar. Lamaze is in the unique position of being nominated with two horses, Derly Chin de Muze and Verdi.
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