William Speed Lane Fox-Pitt MBE is an English equestrian who competes in eventing. His career highlights include winning three Olympic medals in the team event, with silver in 2004 and 2012, and bronze in 2008. At the World Equestrian Games, he won team gold and individual silver in 2010, and team silver and individual bronze in 2014. He also won World team medals in 2002 and 2006. At the European Championships, he has won six team gold medals, as well as Individual silver in 1997 and 2005, and Individual bronze in 2013. He is the recordman CCI****'s winner with 14 grand slam titles. In 2011, he became the first rider to win five different five-star events, having won the Burghley Horse Trials a record six times, Rolex Kentucky three times, Stars of Pau twice, the Badminton Horse Trials twice, and the Luhmühlen Horse Trials once. A serious fall in 2015 left him in a coma for two weeks, but he came back to make the British eventing team and attend the 2016 Summer Olympics.
|Full name:||William Speed Lane Fox-Pitt|
|Born:||January 02, 1969, Hampstead, London, England|
About William Fox-Pitt
Equestrian who is a two-time Olympic silver medalist.
He began riding horses at age 4 and began competing at age 15.
He became Britain's first rider to win five different four-star events in 2011.
He married Alice Plunkett and he has two sons named Oliver and Thomas Fox-Pitt. He was raised with two sisters and a brother.
He competed in the 2012 Olympics equestrian competition, which is also true for silver medalist Mary King .
Information related to William Fox-Pitt
- Olympic equestrians of Great Britain
- Equestrians at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 1996 Summer Olympics
- Alumni of Goldsmiths, University of London
- Olympic medalists in equestrian
- Olympic bronze medallists for Great Britain
- Olympic silver medallists for Great Britain