Liam Glynn
Liam Glynn
Laser Standard Sailor
Age21
HometownBangor
ClubBallyholme Yacht Club
ISAF IDIRLLG6
When and where did you first try sailing?
8 years ago from ballyholme yacht club
Who introduced you to sailing?
Nobody, we live near to the local yacht club and thought we would give it a try one year.
What was the first boat you raced?
Topper
What was the first race you won?
Ni youth champs in 2012
When did you first represent Ireland?
2012 Topper Worlds
How did you progress from a Club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
I progressed through various pathways and squads with great coaching and guidance, which is partly how I have progressed but it is the love of the sport that keeps me traing hard and getting better.
What was your worst sailing moment?
Sitting for about an hour in hail and light winds at the 2013 Topper British Nationals waiting for racing to begin
What is your favourite boat to sail?
Laser
What do you eat for breakfast on a race day?
Weetabix
What three things are always in your suitcase?
Luggage weigher, foam roller, nesquik powder
What is the best sailing venue in Ireland?
Ballyholme
Do you have any heroes?
Ben Ainsle