O'Connor to continue Olympic dream on Saturday

O'Connor to continue Olympic dream on Saturday

Ireland’s Seamus O’Connor will have another chance to qualify for the finals at the Winter Olympics in Saturday morning's semi-final.

O'Connor finished 13th in the second qualification heat of the snowboard slopestyle event, despite failing to land his final jump in the on both runs.

The American-born 16-year-old said he is very grateful to be representing his adopted nation.

“My dad’s side of the family are from Ireland I feel very Irish and am very lucky to be here.” he said.

The games don't officially start until tomorrow.

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