Sunday 4 December 2016

Athletics - Jack Conroy

Published 17/07/2015 | 15:33

15 November 2014; Jack Conroy, Athletics, Ballinamere School/OSSE. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; Jack Conroy, Athletics, Ballinamere School/OSSE. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.

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NAME: Jack Conroy

AGE: 12

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Athletics

CLUB DETAILS: Ballinamere School/OSSE (Offaly School of Special Education), Clara, Co Offaly

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?

I have been involved in Athletics for 4 years with my Club.

2) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I train once a week with my Club and once a week in School.

3) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I felt very happy.

4) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?

My best memory was winning my first GOLD medal for a 50m Run.

5) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PASTIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?

I like to play games outside with my friend. I have two Brothers, One Sister and a Niece. We all live at home with Mam and Dad.

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