Name: Boyd Martin
Sport: Equestrian
Discipline(s): Eventing
Event(s): Individual, Team (with Blackfoot Mystery)
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
DOB: 8/20/1979
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Hometown: Cochranville, Pa.
High School: Shore-Sydney Church of England Grammar School (North Sydney, Australia) '97
College: Nimbin University '98, Biology
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016, 12th (team); 16th (individual) – with Blackfoot Mystery
  • London 2012, RET (individual); 7th (team) – with Otis Barbotiere
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 8th (team), 56th (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2014, 2018
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2010 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • Pan American Games Toronto 2015, gold (team); 4th (individual) – with Pancho Villa
Personal: Son of Toy and the late Ross Martin, who met while competing at the 1968 Olympic Winter Games...Father, Ross, competed in cross-country skiing for Australia and mother, Toy, competed in speedskating for Team USA...Has one sister, Brooke...Married dressage rider Silva Martin on Jan. 1, 2005...Overcame a year of tragedy in 2011, which included a devastating barn fire and the death of his father and father-in-law...Fan of boxing.