Wednesday 21 February 2018

Football 11-A-Side - Thomas Caulfield

15 November 2014; Thomas Caulfield, 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; Thomas Caulfield, 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.

NAME: Thomas Caulfield

AGE: 23

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES:  Football 11

CLUB DETAILS: Cheeverstown House Special Olympics Club

QUESTIONS:

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

It is very good to be a Special Olympics Athlete.  I am very happy and proud.

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

I play Football, Basketball, Athletics, Aquatics for four and a half years.

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

I am going to the Gym and doing Long Runs and Swimming.

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

I was emotional and happy and a little bit speechless.

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

My best memory is winning the League with Cheeverstown.

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

I enjoy playing FiFa, going to the Gym and keeping fit.

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