James O’Donovan

Junior | JM4+

Next race: Junior World Championships, Tokyo 2019

Where do you live and where do you go to school?

I live in limerick and I’m in 5th year in st’Clements college.

How did you get into rowing?

I got into rowing by doing a summer camp at my club and just kept at it for 5 years.

When not rowing, what do you do in your spare time and do you have any hobbies?

When I’m not rowing I’m probably sleeping and some of my hobbies are rock climbing and running.

If you weren’t rowing, what sport would you be doing?

If I wasn’t rowing I would probably still be playing rugby.

How does it feel to represent Ireland in rowing?

It doesn’t feel real that I’m one of the people in the boat that won silver at European’s and that is going to Tokyo but is such an honour to compete at this level at a young age for my country.

What are your future goals in rowing?