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113th US Open Polo Championship Final – Witnessing History in the making

The US Open Polo Championship is really one of the highlights of the international polo calendar, and definitely the crown jewel of the polo season in Wellington, Florida, USA. The championship has been played at the International Polo Club Palm Beach since 2004. I have been lucky enough to attend and witness the exciting final three years in a row now, and this year was definitely a nail-biter. (read the 2016 match here and the 2015 match here) The final...

Prince Harry Playing Polo – Wins Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup 2016

Thunder and rain wasn’t going to stop the very anticipated Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup 2016 held at the beautiful grounds of the Valiente Polo Farm in Palm Beach. Prince Harry was in high spirits jokingly exclaiming an ironic ”Welcome to the sunshine state!” whilst seeming fairly unbothered by the rain, but then again he is used to playing polo in the rain back home in the UK. We saw the familiar faces of polo players Kris Kampsen and Brandon...

112th US Open Polo Championship Final

Polo is one of the most exciting and intense sports there is, with so much action on the field, horses galloping at 60 km/h, mallets swinging and hitting a tiny ball across the 300 yards long field. And when the two best teams of the tournament meet for the featured match, the US Open Polo Championship Final, it is bound to be an explosive affair. Teams: Orchard Hill Facundo Pieres 10 Julian de Lusaretta 6 Juan Martin Nero 10 Steve...

Increasing my polo passion at Grand Champions

Conclusion of my three beginner lessons is that polo is even more amazing to me than before and I can’t wait for my next polo lessons

The US Open Polo Championship Final

The US Open Polo Championship was held this past Sunday the 19th at the International Polo Club in Palm Beach, a highly anticipated day for polo fans everywhere being the last tournament of the US Triple Crown. For more info on the US Open check out my last post here and more about the sport of polo here. I had watched the 16 matches leading up to the finals on Chukker.TV from Bahrain and from Denmark, but I was lucky enough...

Sunday Funday – 8 hours of watching polo online

I am so happy that it has become more common to film and live-stream polo matches and drone filming is awesome as well. The whole US Open is shown on Chukker.tv and this is the schedule

Florida Bound

I am going to Florida, for the US Open Polo final and to visit my mom, stopping by Copenhagen for a few days on both ways to break up the trips and see friends and family there.