Rock superstar Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica selected for US equestrian team at Tokyo Olympics this month
BRUCE Springsteen’s daughter Jessica is targeting her own Glory Days in Tokyo after being selected for the US equestrian team.
Springsteen, 29, daughter of the rock superstar and wife Patti Scialfa, is one of four showjumpers selected by the US.
She is currently ranked 27th in the world and has competed in Europe as well as on home soil, with career earnings in excess of £1.4million.
Springsteen has been selected to partner 12-year-old Belgian stallion Don Juan van de Donkhoeve.
It will be Springsteen's first Games appearance after being named as an alternate for the London 2012 Olympics.
She failed to earn a place on the team for Rio 2016.
As NJ.com reports, Springsteen has achieved her dream.
Speaking previously about her Olympic hopes, the 29-year-old said: "My dream is always to represent the United States in championships, so I am definitely always working toward that.
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“I feel like I have a really good group of horses jumping great right now, so I will just keep doing my best.”
The showjumping star has described her parents as her 'biggest fans'.
She added that her dad doesn't get as nervous' as her mum – who was a member of the E Street Band – clearly used to performing on the big stage.
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