World renowned athlete competing in show jumping. For years classified high in FEI Longines Rankings; 32nd at the moment. Represents Ireland, based in germany. He learned riding from this grandfather and started his sports career in horse racing as a jockey. As he grew up, his posture made him switch from racing to show jumping. He has won a number of the highest ranked, prestigious competitions worldwide. He has been a perennial participant of European Championships and FEI World Cup finalist.
In 2014 he finished 7th in team competition during FEI World Equestrian Games in France.
In 2016, riding the phenomenal stallion All Star 5, he finished 5th in the FEI World Cup in Gotenborg and he had a great run during Global Championship Tour, finishing 1st in Cannes, 2nd in Valkenswaard and 4th in Paris.
His life's motto is "Try your best and never give up". His hero is the famous British equestrian John Whitaker. Among many distinguished horses Denis has been partnering, competing in 5* events one can list All Star 5, Campino 344, Echo de Laubry, Ho Go Van De Padenborre, Limelight 42, Van Helsing and Wrangler II.