Football 11-A-Side David Carrig
Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.
NAME: David Carrig
SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Football 11
CLUB DETAILS: Cheeverstown Special Olympics Club
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.