Tuesday 27 September 2016

Football 11-A-Side David Carrig

Published 17/07/2015 | 15:32

15 November 2014; David Carrig, Football 11, Cheeverstown House. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; David Carrig, Football 11, Cheeverstown House. 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.

  • Go To

NAME: David Carrig

AGE: 36

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Football 11

CLUB DETAILS: Cheeverstown Special Olympics Club

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE AN ATHLETE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND?

I am very proud to be part of TEAM IRELAND.

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

I have been playing Football for 5 years.

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

I will Train twice a week with Club and once a month with TEAM IRELAND.

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

It took a long time to sink in.  I could not believe I was selected.

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

My best memory is winning the Football League and being at the All Ireland games.

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

I can swim 60 lengths of a Swimming Pool without stopping.  I play Basketball.

Online Editors

Read More

Promoted articles

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport