Live Interview with Richard Waygood and Graeme Thom
Live Virtual Interview
Team Managers Who Play To Win
Join us for a live conversation with Richard Waygood and Graeme Thom to get an inside look into team leadership that drives program success at the highest levels.
Date: Monday, July 25th, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm EDT, 6:00 - 7:00pm BST
Interviewer: Kyle Carter, 2008 Olympic Event Rider for Team Canada
Q&A: You can ask Graeme and Richard any question you have using the chat feature!
More info: Richard, Graeme, & Kyle will be on camera, but viewers will not - no need to worry about your Zoom background for this one!
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About Richard Waygood
Richard was appointed World Class Performance Manager to the senior British dressage team in 2010 and led the team to great success including team gold at the 2012 London Olympics and team silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
From there, Richard was appointed Performance Manager to the senior British eventing team. His successes with the eventing team include team gold at the 2017 European Championships, team gold at the 2018 World Equestrian Games, team silver at the 2019 European Championships, team gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and team gold at the 2021 European Championships.
About Graeme Thom
Before stepping down from the position in 2021, Graeme spent 5 years as the New Zealand High Performance Eventing Manager. He led the team to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO4* at Aachen.
From 2007-2014, Graeme was the Canadian Eventing High Performance Manager and Chef d’Equipe. Under his leadership, the Canadian team won team silver at the 2010 World Games and Jessica Phoenix won individual gold at the Pan American Games in 2011.
About Kyle Carter
Kyle competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics on the Canadian Eventing team and at the 2010 World Equestrian Games where he won a silver medal as part of the Canadian team. He has produced multiple riders to the five-star level and has coached more Young Riders to gold medals than any other person.