Chrissy Mc Kaigue
- Turkey steaks
- Sherlock Holmes
- Phil Collins
- Wayne Dyers ‘Intention’
Dream Holiday Destination
Who are the most important people in your life?
Favourite TV show
- House of Cards
When you aren’t training, what are you doing?
- Sleeping or reading
Any other hobbies?
- Big darts fan but a poor player
Tell us about you
I am a 27-year-old secondary teacher who plays Gaelic Games for my local club Slaughtneil and County Derry. I have represented Ulster and Ireland also.
How did you get involved with Gaelic Football and Hurling?
The GAA is ingrained in my family and community through the generations so it was natural that I would follow that pattern.
Gaelic Football and Hurling – which do you prefer and why?
It is hard to choose but if I had to really choose it is probably football.
Growing up, who was your all time inspirational sports player?
Michael Jordan for me as it was attitude and competitive drive that I have so much respect for.
Can anyone get involved with Gaelic Football or Hurling?
Yes, anyone can get involved in GAA and its becoming a big thing worldwide.
Best sporting achievement so far?
Achieving the double Ulster success with my club this year.
Sporting goals for 2017?
To improve as a person and as an athlete. I find if I focus on that, my goals are much more achievable
Tell us something that most people don’t know about you?
I spent 3 years in Australia as a teenager playing professional AFL
What are your top three sports nutrition tips?
- – Quality meat is essential
- – Tart cherry juice is great for immunity
- – Sleep is king!
Why do you use Beet It and how has it helped you?
I find beet it boosts my immunity and boost my energy levels, I think the product is first class!