Archive for the ‘The Team’ Category

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With the racing season soon upon us, Average Joes are starting to actively look for some new blood to join us. Of course we will be looking for a replacement for Kate and this will be our main priority, but we are also hoping to recruit another male (or two) to help cover other team […]



Rowan McMahon

01Jan01

Rowan McMahon is a mountain biker turned adventure racer. He has cycled and competed in events across Ireland, Europe and America. The most notable of these events being the gruelling Transalp Challenge where, in 2006, he finished well up the rankings in a field of profesional and semi professional racers. Having turned his attention to […]


(Member from Oct 2007 to Dec 2008) Kate Hebblethwaite resented the mundane sports of netball and lacrosse at school, preferring the esoteric art of fencing which she successfully pursued until discovering rowing. In 2007 she, and her single-sculling boat, won six national regattas and came second in the Irish National Championships; other notable achievements include […]


Jonny Gallier

01Jan01

Jonny Gallier has had much success in various sports. A budding orienteer from an early age, Jonny was also a highly successful rugby player at university. Jonny’s search for adventure has taken him on Nordic skiing expeditions to Norway as well as trips to Canada and Kenya where he spent several weeks kayaking, rock climbing, […]


Paul McArthur

01Jan01

Paul McArthur is an experienced climber, with many first and second ascents in Ireland. He has also climbed throughout Britain, Europe (including the Alps) and Western USA. Paul is also a highly successful adventure racer, with wins at the Realcycles Adventure Race Series (2006/07) and several top place finishes in the Irish Adventure Race Series. […]