Equestrian Show Jumper Clears Significant Hurdle

Sloan Elmassian
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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy graduate Sloan Elmassian, an LCF resident who gained recognition as a student athlete from her university, is shown riding her horse Centurion.

Sloan Elmassian, a 2017 graduate of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy who grew up in La Cañada Flintridge, is redefining the notion of the student athlete at the University of San Diego while remaining passionate to educate others about equestrian events such as show jumping, in which she specializes.
Elmassian is a professional equestrian who was able to get the university to revise its policy to include members of her sport — and others who qualify — as student athletes if they are able to produce a letter from a training federation recognized by the Olympics to qualify for that famed athletic competition. Continue reading “Equestrian Show Jumper Clears Significant Hurdle”