It’s a special year for Michael Schumacher’s children: son Mick is celebrating his Formula 1 debut, daughter Gina is extremely successful in equestrian sports.
Scottsdale – 2021 is special. For the whole world – and of course for the Schumacher family too. Because: son Mick is driving his first season in Formula 1. After his triumph in Formula 2, the next step now follows for the filius of motorsport legend Michael Schumacher. But not only Mick, who celebrated his 22nd birthday in March and his F1 premiere shortly thereafter, is in the focus of sport – his sister Gina-Maria also delivers brilliant performances.
The Schumi daughter is an excellent rider, like her mother Corinna, she is active in reining western riding. The now 24-year-old has already won a number of titles over the past few years – for example, several first places in the individual and team European championships.
Gina-Maria Schumacher: Michael Schumacher’s daughter is a successful rider
But now Gina celebrated her next big triumph on another continent: North America, more precisely in Scottsdale in the US state of Arizona. There she started at the renowned Cactus Reining Classic, together with “Gunnastepya” she made it to the shared first place. She also shared the happy news with her fans on Instagram.
“For me a dream has come true!” Wrote Gina Schumacher. “It was incredible to be able to ride against the best. I never would have thought that I would be able to qualify for ‘The Run For A Million’. ”To explain: This equestrian tournament is a mega-hit in the USA and describes itself as the“ biggest event in history of western riding “. Only 15 riders take part – Schumacher is one of them. The daughter of the Formula 1 legend continues: “I’m just so grateful to everyone who helped and supported me to come here.”
Gina Schumacher takes part in the “Run For A Million” – a great honor for the western rider
Schumacher told the US media after her success: “The competition was of course tough. But it was also a lot of fun, because it motivates me when I can compete against other really good riders. ”Loud quarterhorsenews.com Schumacher cleared just over $ 6,000 for her success in Scottsdale. The “Run For A Million” is about other sums of money – a total of one million US dollars in prize money will be distributed, the winner alone will receive 500,000. (akl)
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