Fred Mannix – Canada’s King of Polo

Produced by ESPN 760 | Emerson Lotzia | February 2014

At sixteen years old, Fred Mannix became a member of Team Canada and was one of the youngest polo players to compete in the 2001 FIP World Championships. Now twenty-nine and captain of the Alegria Polo Team – Canada’s only international high-goal polo franchise – Fred is the first Canadian in 76 years to compete for the coveted Argentine Triple Crown and only the second in 120 years to have competed in the prestigious Argentine Open – the sport’s most prized and respected tournament. Mannix is an accomplished 6-goal player in North America and 9-goal player internationally. He is the highest ranked Canadian on the World Polo Tour and rated 31st overall.