The opening ceremonies officially kick off the 2014 WEG–and give all competitors an excuse to flaunt some serious patriotism. We’ll bring you the best of social media daily!
— Beth Langley (@BethEndurance) August 23, 2014
The GB endurance team started their day off early with a Union Jack pedicure. (Are they wearing flip-flops for the opening ceremonies? Well, who cares. Patriotism.)
Team Ireland is showing some serious national pride!
USA reining team looking sharp! (Seriously, is Mandy not the most adorable person ever?)
French flyover at the start of the ceremonies.
— Horse Junkies United (@HorseJunkiesUtd) August 23, 2014
Is any further caption necessary? #talent
Go Team Australia!
— Edward Gal (@edward_gal) August 23, 2014
Day has been made.
And… show from WEG’s Insta:
Let the games begin!