Vision Sports Ireland was the featured organisation on the Easter Saturday edition of prime-time TV programme Winning Streak. Watch Winning Streak special https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4euPFynDk0
RTE filmed the Winning Streak insert in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Tuesday 25th March. Over a four-hour period, they interviewed our Chairman Robert Dobbyn, tandem pilot and Cycling Ireland President Denis Toomey, tandem stoker Martin Gordon, blind/vi runner and our former Chairman Tony Ward as well as his guide runner Nanda Griffioen.
In the televised clip, which broadcast at exactly 9pm Saturday 19th April, presenter Sinead Kennedy introduces us and explains what we do. We then roll into Denis and Martin tandem cycling and Tony and Nanda running. The voice over is from our Chairman Robert who explains you can live the dream. We then see inserts of Jason Smyth, Catherine Walsh and James Brown from Paralympics past. Denis explains about the three tandem medals won at London 2012. Martin and Tony explain how they got into vision sports. It finishes with Robert emphasising Vision Sports Ireland caters for all levels. Marty Whelan then tells viewers about MayFest and invites interested people to download the forms from this named website www.visionsports.ie.
Go watch it now at Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4euPFynDk0