OCI Chief Executive Stephen Martin has been appointed by the Olympic Council of Ireland Executive Board to be Team Ireland’s Chef de Mission for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games between 9-25th February 2018. The double Olympic medalist said “It’s a privilege to lead the Irish Team in Pyeongchang following on from Sochi 2014” and added ” […]
Ireland’s five-athlete team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang may have been its smallest since 2006 (just four in Sestriere) but this particularly young and inexperienced group did well in extremely testing conditions. Double Olympian Seamus O’Connor (20), who had competed in both half-pipe and slopestyle snowboard in Sochi, did remarkably well to […]
Irish Team Schedule (Subject to Change) Feb 11 Pat McMillan Men’s Downhill Jeongseon Alpine Centre 11:00-13:05 Thomas Westgaard 15 km Skiathlon Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre 15:15-17:10 Feb 12 Tess Arbez Women’s Giant Slalom Yongpyong Alpine Centre 10:15-11:55 & 13:45-15:35 Feb 13 Thomas Westgaard Men’s Individual Sprint Classic Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre […]
Seamus O Connor, Bubba Newby and Pat McMillan take to the course to loosen out before their official training sessions start in PyeongChang.
Stephen Martin, Chef de Mission with Physio Sarah Jane McDonnell and Seamus O Connor’s Manager, Kevin O Connor, checking out the training facilities at Phoenix Snow Park
Alpine Skiers Tess Arbez and Patrick McMillian, Cross Country Skier, Thomas Westgard, Half Pipe Skier, Bubba Newby and Snowboarder Seamus O’Connor and their support personnel have left for PyeongChang this morning, we would like to wish them all the very best from all at OCI!