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Looking back at Nick Skelton and Big Star's biggest moments

Thursday, 18 May 2017
Sport

Last weekend, Nick Skelton and Big Star retired from the sport and they will both be deply missed in the showjumping rings around the world.

We look back at their biggest achievement together – the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016:

* Photos of the two Olympic winners: Olympic heroes: Congratulations Nick and Big Star!

* Do you remember the emotional press conference? If not, you can read it here: ”When he stops, I will stop” | Quotes from Rio

* The full report from the individual final: Rust turns to gold in Rio for Nick Skelton and Big Star who claim first ever individual Olympic jumping title for Great Britain

The fantastic pair also managed to win the prestigeous Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen in 2013:

* Full report from the Grand Prix: Nick Skelton and Big Star jump into the history books in the Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen

* Photos: Minute by minute images as Nick realizes his win in the Rolex Grand Prix

* Photos: Congrats to Nick and Big Star - Winners of the Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen

In 2012 Skelton and Big Star were part of the British team that won the Olympic team gold medal on home soil in London:

* Full report from the team final: Great Britain takes home the Olympic gold 

We wish both Nick Skelton and Big Star the happiest retirement!



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