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