Temecula, Calif. – Apr. 23, 2020 – Couldn’t tune in for the first episode of “Unbridled” on NEE TV, featuring Eric Lamaze? Lucky for you, we are offering access to a replay of the entire interview! For $75, you can watch as Eric openly discusses his life story, ranging from his health, Hickstead’s death, and failed drug tests to his Olympic glory and hopes for the future with Ali Nilforushan in a personal, intimate setting. You will feel like you are in the room with Eric as he offers his uncensored story and opinions, allowing a glimpse into the world of one of show jumping’s most storied champions.
On his ban from the 1996 Olympics due to a failed drug test:
“First of all, you’re ashamed, you want to hide. It’s hard to get up in the morning. You realize you’ve made a big mistake. Boy, it’s tough. The world hates you. It’s very difficult and lonely. You think your career is over, but you do have three or four people that will stand by you and push you to keep going.”
On stallion Hickstead’s death in the show ring:
“The horse took care of me how he went down. That horse was going to die as a movie star, as a hero. He was going to make a statement.”
On how his brain tumor has changed him personally:
“To this day I still am I’m not completely comfortable because I’ve been alone for so long by choice… I’m trying to leave what’s left in me for riding or teaching.”
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Nilforushan Equisport Events is a horse-show management company owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Ali and Francie Nilforushan, who are seeking to revolutionize the sport of show jumping with their inventive management style. Their newest addition, NEE TV, will feature a series of online-only shows specific to equestrian interests. Viewers can expect expertly produced shows of various lengths, some of which will incorporate viewer participation and showcase household show jumping names.
For more information about Nilforushan Equisport Events, please visit www.jump-nee.com.