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Greg Patrick BRODERICK

Greg Patrick BRODERICK, Irish Jumping athlete.

Name Greg Patrick BRODERICK
FEI ID 10029916
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21/09/1985
Competing for Ireland - IRL
Registration Jumping 2019
Last update 10/05/2019
FEI Database
Jumping 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding at a young age and started competing at age 16.
Why this sport? He comes from an equestrian family. "Horses have been in our family for generations. I guess you could say it was in my blood."
Club / Team Ballypatrick Stables: Thurles, IRL
General Interest
Hobbies Watching equestrian videos. (irishexaminer.com, 22 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol German equestrian jumper Marcus Ehning. (irishtimes.com, 16 Jul 2016)
Injuries He broke his foot in a fall from his horse at the 2011 Dublin Horse Show in Ireland. (independent.ie, 08 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never be too busy to miss out on opportunities. Never be so busy that you are unable to see outside the box." (irishexaminer.com, 22 Jul 2017)
Other sports He has played hurling at an elite level in Ireland. (irishtimes.com, 16 Jul 2016)
Famous relatives His cousin Oliver McCarthy has represented Ireland in equestrian jumping. His cousin Darragh McCarthy sells and breeds horses in Belgium. (theirishfield.ie, 18 Aug 2016; horsenetwork.com, 2016)
Other information STABLES He runs his family's Ballypatrick Stables in Thurles, Ireland. He is the fifth generation of his mother's family to run the farm. (Facebook profile, 07 May 2019; gregbroderick.ie, 24 Nov 2018)
Further Personal Information
Residence Thurles, IRL
Occupation Athlete, Breeder, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English