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Sport Bruce Springsteen congratulates daughter Jessica, equestrian team for their Olympic medals

06:40  06 september  2021
06:40  06 september  2021 Source:   usatoday.com

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Bruce Springsteen congratulated daughter Jessica Springsteen and the U.S. equestrian jumping team on their silver medals at the recent Summer Olympics in Tokyo during the Aug. 18 broadcast of his “From My Home to Yours” deejay show on SiriusXM's E Street Radio. Mom had already congratulated Jessica and the team several times on social media. Jessica and her parents had spoken shortly after her silver ride on Aug. 7. “I FaceTimed them really quickly," Jessica said after the medal ceremony, according to the Daily Mail.

Jessica Springsteen helped her squad nab a silver medal in the team jumping final. Daughter of rock star Bruce and singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa, Springsteen made her Olympic The equestrian said she called her family after medaling alongside her teammates Laura Kraut and McLain Ward. "Just saw their team USA gear; there was just lots of shouting. I couldn't make a lot out but I know

Dad is proud.

Bruce Springsteen congratulated daughter Jessica Springsteen and the U.S. equestrian jumping team on their silver medals at the recent Summer Olympics in Tokyo during the  Aug. 18 broadcast of his “From My Home to Yours” deejay show on SiriusXM's E Street Radio.

Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa posing for the camera: Bruce Springsteen, left, daughter Jessica Springsteen, center, and wife Patti Scialfa attend the special screening of © The Associated Press Bruce Springsteen, left, daughter Jessica Springsteen, center, and wife Patti Scialfa attend the special screening of "Western Stars" at Metrograph in New York.

“I want to congratulate the United States Olympic show jumping team — that’s McLain Ward, Laura Kraut and my lovely daughter, Jessica Springsteen — on their silver medal win at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics,” said Springsteen at the close of the show.

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Equestrian Jessica Springsteen , daughter of singers Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, earned her first Olympic medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics . The U.S. team of Springsteen , Laura Kraut and McLain Ward took home silver in the jumping team final. After the event, Springsteen immediately called her parents to "They were all screaming, I don't think we understood anything." She was Born in the USA and Born to Run (well, ride). It was Glory Days for Jessica Springsteen , daughter of Bruce , as she helped Team USA to a silver medal in the showjumping with her Human Touch.

Equestrian Jessica Springsteen , daughter of rock legend Bruce Springsteen , took home a silver medal on Saturday after competing in the jumping finals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics . The 29-year-old rode alongside USA teammates, Laura Kraut, 55, and McClain Ward, 45, in a tense jump off with Sweden at the Baji Koen 'I FaceTimed them really quickly,' Springsteen said, minutes after the medal ceremony. 'They were all screaming and I don't think we understood a word anyone was saying. I just saw them in their Team USA gear. I couldn't make any of it out but I know they were all excited.'

It was the first time Springsteen publicly congratulated Jessica and the team on their medals. He also thanked Jessica's coach, British-born Nick Skelton.

“A special shout-out to my great friend and one of the kings of show jumping, Nick Skelton, for his guidance and inspiration,” Springsteen said. “May all of your days forever be glorious.”

Jessica, 29, is the daughter of Bruce and Patti Scialfa. Mom had already congratulated Jessica and the team several times on social media.

Jessica and her parents had spoken shortly after her silver ride on Aug. 7.

“I FaceTimed them really quickly," Jessica said after the medal ceremony, according to the Daily Mail. “They were all screaming and I don’t think we understood a word anyone was saying. I couldn’t make any of it out, but I know they were all excited.”

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From Bruce Springsteen 's daughter to Olympic equestrian hopeful: Meet Jessica Springsteen . Springsteen is currently ranked fifth in the nation and hopes to make the Olympic team in 2020. "It's gonna be really tough…" she said. "But one day I think I'll be there." Equestrian events are one of the only sports in the Olympics in which men and women compete against one another.

Bruce Springsteen 's daughter is an Olympian ! On Monday, Jessica Springsteen was named to the U.S. Olympic jumping team , along with her horse Don Juan van de Donkhoeve, the United States Equestrian Federation announced. The younger Springsteen is a lifelong equestrian who has been on horseback for most of her life. "I started riding when I was really little. My mom had always wanted to ride so when we moved to New Jersey she started taking lessons," she previously told PEOPLE. "Our home is right across the road from one of the top junior training barns – and I went right into that when

Chris Jordan, a Jersey Shore native, covers entertainment and features for the USA Today Network New Jersey. Contact him at @chrisfhjordan; cjordan@app.com.

This article originally appeared on Asbury Park Press: Bruce Springsteen congratulates daughter Jessica, equestrian team for their Olympic medals

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