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Ziemniak opens with double-class win at first National Jumping Series

Cayman’s equestrians tacked up for the start of the show jumping season Sunday (23 September) with the the first leg of the 2018/19 National Jumping Series. Organized by the Cayman Islands Equestrian
Federation (CIEF), the show was held at the Equestrian Center located on the Linford Pearson Highway
in George Town.

Eleven-year old Olivia Ziemniak continued where she left off last season, topping both the 0.60 and 0.70 meter Pony class riding Zeus. Fresh off a tour of Barbados, Leah Alberga took the 0.80 meter class riding JR Booming Gun.

Also riding JR Booming Gun, Gina Lomas rode to victory at 0.60 meters, while Abbey Swartz took the 0.70 meter, riding Calidad.
Lomas, along with Madison Ameline, Sierra Martin, and Rosana Stroh were competing in the National Jumping Series for the first time.
National equestrian rider Jodie McTaggart won the 0.80 meter competition riding Nala.

The second leg of the National Jumping Series will be held on 14th October at the Equestrian Center at 8:00 am.



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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or

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