Aisling Keller
Aisling Keller
Laser Radial Sailor
Age20
Hometown
ClubLough Derg Yacht Club
ISAF ID
When and where did you first try sailing?
Lough dregs when I was about 10
Who introduced you to sailing?
My bro
What was the first boat you raced?
Oppie
What was the first race you won?
Radial youth worlds 2014
When did you first represent Ireland?
Braassemermeer 2010 oppie event
How did you progress from a Club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
I sailed a lot
What’s your boat name?
Nickel pickle princess
Who has been the biggest influence in your career to date?
My family and my first proper coach sunny
What was your worst sailing moment?
When ever don’t enjoy my time on the water
What was your best sailing moment?
Once Robert (bob) Schmidt let me in front of him for the queue to launch
What is your favourite boat to sail?
SL
What do you eat for breakfast on a race day?
Porridge and gains
What three things are always in your suitcase?
Food water food
What is the best sailing venue in Ireland?
Schull
What is the best sailing venue in the world?
Gran canaria
What was your most expensive sailing accident?
Being competitive at it
What’s the top speed you’ve reached sailing?
Probably 106.5 knots
If you weren’t a full-time sailor what would you be?
A dog in a good home
Do you have any heroes?
Sorcha Ni Shuillebhain ( snorcha beoir )
Do you play any other sports?
Lifting heavy stuff
What do you do for fun?
Lift heavy stuff
What’s your best attribute?
My ears
What’s your worst habit?
Bragging about how class my ears are
What makes you angry?
When people disagree that my ears aren’t class
What’s your dream holiday?
At the Olympics
What’s your favourite food?
Roast carrots
Who’s your favourite band?
Rubber bandits
What’s your favourite TV show or movie?
Marley and me
If you had a theme song – what would it be?
Colt 45
If they made a movie of your life – who would play you?
Rachel mcadams
In 10 years’ time I would like to be:
Retired gold medallist living life to the full