Katie Tingle
Katie Tingle
49erFX Sailor

When and where did you first try sailing?

 Before I can remember with my parents and Grandad in Crosshaven

Who introduced you to sailing?

 My family 

Do you remember the first race you won?

 My first ever race in the Optimist Munster's when I was 10

When did you first represent Ireland?

 In 2002 when I was 12 at the Optimist European Championships 

Who has been the biggest influence in your sailing career to date?

My parents - they love sailing and still race every week of the season.

Who is your sporting hero ?

 Ayrton Senna