Jessica Springsteen Goes for Team Gold – NBC Chicago
Jessica Springsteen, 29-year-old daughter of Bruce Springsteen, and the US equestrian team are chasing a medal in the team jumping event at the Tokyo Olympics after a disappointing performance in the individual jumping event . Here’s everything you need to know about Springsteen’s latest Olympic quest and how to watch team jumps:
When does Jessica Springsteen go Olympic horse riding?
Springsteen and two of her teammates, Laura Kraut and McLain Ward, will compete in the team vault final, which begins Friday at 6 a.m. ET. Stream live here or watch a 2 p.m. ET replay on NBC Sports Network:
The United States will be the 13e of 19 teams in the start list. The top 10 teams advance to the final on Saturday at 6 a.m. ET, which will also be replayed at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.
Will Jessica Springsteen get a medal?
The United States is one of many teams vying for a team jumping medal, though none of the riders who competed in the individual event – Springsteen, Kraut and Kent Farrington – made it to the final.
Britain have won five equestrian medals so far in Tokyo, including Ben Maher’s gold in the individual jump. Sweden are another team to watch as all three of their riders had clear runs in the individual event, the best being silver medalist Peder Fredricson.