Pyeongchang County, South Korea.
Irish snowboarder, Seamus O’Connor with a defiant washing-up sponge at the PyeongChang Olympic Games…
Prevsiously: Seamus O’Connor on Broadsheet
Seamus O’Connor has qualified for the semi-final of the halfpipe at the Winter Olypmics with a top score of 71.50. pic.twitter.com/uV3eYmQguT
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) February 11, 2014
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Previously: Born: 1997
And going to the Olympics.
BBC’s Colm O’Molloy writes:
Seamus O’Connor is Ireland’s first Olympic snowboarder and will be competing at Sochi. He’s a US born teenager, with an Irish dad. His mother is Russian, from a town about 100K from Sochi.My friend and colleague Franz Strasser interviewed him the week before last at his home in Park City, Utah, and made this cool video. I’d be delighted if you’d consider sharing it on Broadsheet…
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