Irish Times – 9 August 2012
Irish Times article 9th August 2012
The Minority Sport Report
Watching a four-year-old on his first BMX bike navigating the track in Co Meath is as good as winning gold, says former racer Eamonn Wyer.
“It kills me not to be at the top myself. I’m too slow, too old,” he says quietly. “But I’m 43 and for me it’s winning just to see the sport back again.
“It never dawned on me to compete at that (international) level again, this is flat out power. It’s 400m around, that’s Usain Bolt by four you know.”
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