Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting

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  • 10.
    Selector 1: So have the riders on the list submitted their paperwork on time?
    Selector 2: Obviously, like as if we would ever announce a rider on the team that didn’t.
  • 8.
    Selector 1: I vote for Hawley.
    Selector 2: She does not have a horse.
    Selector 1: She needs a horse?
  • 7.
    Selector 3: Well Jess is a must.
    Selector 2: But she is in a body cast.
    Selector 3: She would still ride better than the Americans.
  • 6.
    Selector 3: How is Kathryn a Canadian when she has a British accent?
    Selector 2. That is weird. Hey, maybe we could pass off Leslie Law as Canadian with his British accent too. He wins everything.
  • 5.
    Selector 4: Waylon Roberts has my vote:
    Selector 1. I agree, but only if he wears mittens in show-jumping.  He has to keep that middle finger under control.
  • 4.
    Selector 1: Eventing Connect reported that the US team is ordering a pair of Buck’s lucky socks for every team member.
    Selector 2: Then order some for our riders, we are not going to give them an edge.
  • 3.
    Selector 2: Ok, we have to narrow down the choices. What does the criteria say?
    Selector 1: We don’t follow criteria, that’s up to the riders to read and protest when we fuck up.
  • 2.
    Selector 4: We already have the Olympic qualification, so can we just each pick our best friend?
    Selector 2: Good idea. You don’t want to deal with the wrath of a friend.
  • 1.
    Selector 4: We sent the Americans home defeated in 1812 and we can do it again!
    Selector 1: We won the Pan Am Games in 1812?

 

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