Stavros Georgopoulos, ‘The Teacher’
Stavros Georgopoulos along with his sister Joanna have, for several years now, been responsible for the management of the historic Varimpompi Riding Club, which was founded by their parents, succeeding in maintaining the level it deserves. He is a show jumper with significant distinctions, such as his qualification for the Olympic Games of 2004 and with many successes both at home and abroad with our national team. He has served next to the living legend, Ludger Beerbaum, and as a trainer he has undertaken the show jumping riders of IOV. He has invested a lot in his training as a coach and now he often teaches abroad as a FEI Tutor, a fact we want to render with the title of this interview. As a man he is what we call ‘the soul of the party’, he has a great sense of humour, he is honest and works with great care. But let’s move on to him:
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16/12: Three binding offers for OKIM
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