The Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League are some of the most valuable and prestigious events you could hope to witness – not just in show jumping, but in any sport. With millions of dollars in prize money at stake, the best riders in the world are frequently on hand throughout the season to duke it out for individual and season-long championships.
The elegant and captivating style of showcasing the sport, the riders, and the teams has captured the attention of fans as well as mainstream media, and CNN produced an exceptional documentary on the 2016 season that you can watch here.
Despite legal disputes between the FEI and the Global Champions League regarding jurisdiction, exclusivity and oversight, the “home team” and head-to-head style of gamesmanship has been popular with audiences and digital viewers and appears to be slated for a comeback in 2017.
Get fully invested and stay in the loop on the 2017 season at the links below. We also recommend JN’s Top Ten Reasons the Global Champions League is Our New Favorite Sport to get acquainted with some of the GCL’s finer points.
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