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Jonathan Wentz

Paralympics

  • 2012
FacebookName: Jonathan Michael Wentz
Sport: Para Equestrian
Event: Dressage
Height: 6’3”
Current Residence: Highland Park, Texas
College: Southern Methodist University

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 4th (individual championship Grade 1b), 5th (freestyle Grade 1b)
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage Reserve National Champion
  • 2011 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Champion
  • 2010 World Equestrian Games Freestyle – 11th
  • 2010 World Equestrian Games Team Test – 15th 

Facts: Passed away Sept. 30, 2012, at the age of 21... Son of James and Christina Wentz…Has one Sister named Christen… Hobbies include playing soccer, football, baseball and golf… Is politically active… An avid sports fan… Has had cerebral palsy since birth… Began riding at 2-years-old for therapy to combat the loss of strength, coordination, flexibility and balance caused by CP… Achieved Top 10 world ranking for the sport in 2012... Highest placing U.S. equestrian at the London 2012 Olympic or Paralympic Games.


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