Meet the Participants: Sean Hayes



What is your boxing nickname?

The Haymaker

What music are you going to play as you enter the ring?

 Put 'Em Under Pressure - Italia '90

What inspired you to take part in this year's event?

Its always something I wanted to do and now I get me chance.

What has been the toughest part of your training so far?

Picking up numerous minor injuries that hindered my training.

Who is your boxing inspiration or favorite boxer?

Naseem Hamed

What has been the most enjoyable part of training so far?

Learning a new sport from scratch.

Have any of your preconceptions about boxing have been changed since you started training?

Underestimating the level of fitness required, it’s the toughest test physically I’ve gone through.

What is your greatest sporting achievement to date?

Back to back Gold Medals in the Egg and Spoon Race at the Riverstown National School Sports Day.