Category – A1
Years with Blarney – 3 (2014,2015, 2018)
Favourite cyclist – Peter Sagan, he can win in so many different ways
Which of the following best describes you as a cyclist (Sprinter/Climber/Time Trialist/Puncheur/Rouleur) – Rouleur
Most memorable events/races you took part in – Ras 2017 in Donegal, amazing scenery and 25 degree temperatures
Best results – 1 st Ballinrobe 3-day 2016, 1 st Munster Championships 2016, 1 st Wexford 2-day 2016, 1 st Drumm Cup (Currow) 2016, 1 st Paddy Flanagan (Kildare) 2016, 1 st Willie Slattery Cup (Tipp Wheelers GP) 2017
Favourite race circuit – Ras Mumhan Stage 2 in North Kerry
Favourite climb – Glengesh, Donegal
Goals for 2018 – Top 10 on a Ras stage and Top 5 County rider GC
How have you benefited from being a member of Blarney CC – motivation in Winter when its needed most.
Advice you’d give to someone new to competitive cycling – find out what you’re good at, get even better at that and you’re guaranteed to win.
Have you done the Rás before – yes, twice
What you remember most (good or bad) from past Rás experiences – Getting dropped after 80km out of the front bunch and cycling backwards looking for the safety of the next bunch on the road
Stage you are most looking forward to in this years Rás – Stage 4 Listowel to Glengarriff
Stage you are least looking forward to in this years Rás – Stage 1 can be very nerve wracking