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Highlights to date

  • 2012 ISAF World Championships, Barcelona - OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION
  • 2012 Delta Lloyd Regatta, Holland - GOLD MEDAL
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Biographies

Name: Ger Owens (left)
DOB: 13/07/1977
Height: 175 cm / 5'9"
Weight: 61 kg / 134 lbs
Home Location: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Club: Royal St George Yacht Club
Olympic Experience: Athens, Beijing Olympian
Greatest Achievements to Date: Gold Medal at Delta Lloyd Regatta 2012

Name: Scott Flanigan (right)
DOB: 22/12/1992
Height: 185 cm / 6'1"
Weight: 70 kg / 154 lbs
Home Location: Malahide, Co. Dublin
Club: Malahide Yacht Club
Olympic Experience: First time campaigner
General Outline of Sailing Career to Date: Optimist, Laser 4.7, 420, 470
First Sailing Experience: Sailing Courses on Malahide Estuary
Greatest Achievements to Date: Gold Medal at Delta Lloyd Regatta 2012
What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up: An Olympian!
Hobbies/Other Sports: Reading, Golfing, Skiing, watching other sports
My Worst Sailing Moment: The photographic evidence of nearly killing myself having crashed into the Cardinal Mark in Kinsale during Race 1 of the 420 Munsters 2007
Favourite Food: Mexican
What is Your Life Long Ambition: To win an Olympic medal
What is Your Life Motto: "Dum Spiro, spero"
Where Would You Go In the World If You Could: South America or Russia
Three Words to Describe You: Persistent, Hardworking, Ambitious
Money No Object – What Would You Do: An Irish entry for the America's Cup

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