Rodrigo Pessoa is a Brazilian equestrian and show jumper. An Olympic gold-medalist in individual jumping, he is an accomplished rider backed by his 70 Grand Prix wins. He has represented Brazil at six Olympic Games. Rodrigo has just been announced by Horse Sport Ireland as the new Irish showjumping team manager.
About Rodrigo Pessoa
Equestrian show jumper who won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in the individual event while representing Brazil.
He began competing in show jumping as an eight-year old.
He won medals at three consecutive Olympics, from 1996-2004.
He has one daughter from his first marriage, and one from his second marriage, to Alexa Weeks.
He was Brazil's flagbearer at the 2012 Olympics, following Robert Scheidt who was the flagbearer in 2008.
Information related to Rodrigo Pessoa
- Equestrians at the 2007 Pan American Games
- Equestrians at the 2011 Pan American Games
- Olympic equestrians of Brazil
- Brazilian sportspeople in doping cases
- Brazilian show jumping riders
- Olympic gold medalists for Brazil
- Equestrians at the 2000 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Olympic bronze medalists for Brazil
- Equestrians at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 1996 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Pan American Games silver medalists for Brazil
- Pan American Games gold medalists for Brazil
- Olympic medalists in equestrian