Garrett McDermott

Age: 52

Family: Married to Zita, a Nurse. We have 3 six-foot sons, Cormac, Ciarán and Liam.

Club: Glenalbyn Masters

Occupation: Commercial Representative -Medical

How did I start: I was a Scout Leader for 30 years and thereby got into Canoeing.
One day I fell out! …and the rest is history.

What swims have you done? The long ones!?

o Two Towers, Red Rock to Seapoint – 10k
o Poolbeg to Bray – 17k
o Dalkey Island to Bray – 10k
o Greystones to Wicklow, Harbour to Harbour – 20k
o Lough Dan 10k
o Attempted the North Channel, – got 12 hours done. DNF