is a member of the Irish Wingsuit team attempting to break several world records in California next week. They’ll skydive from a height in excess of 33,000ft, in temperatures of less than -55C, at speeds over 250km/h.
Cerebral Palsy swimmer Jonathan McGrath became the first Irish paralympian to be integrated into a High Performance unit in this country. On Monday he’ll don the green cap in Glasgow at his third IPC World Championships.
AFTER he broke his neck falling down the stairs at home 20 years ago, doctors feared Tony Hassett would never walk again. But the 59-year-old Nenagh-based sports coach defied medical opinion and is not only walking but is also a basketball coach.