When and where did you first try sailing?
In Ballyhome Bay
Who introduced you to sailing?
What was the first boat you raced?
What was the first race you won?
Club race in Ballyholme
When did you first represent Ireland?
2001 at the Laser Radial Youth Worlds
How did you progress from a Club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?
Working very hard
What’s your boat name?
Reach A Round
Who has been the biggest influence in your career to date?
What was your worst sailing moment?
Getting two black flags
What was your best sailing moment?
Going to the Games in 2012
What is your favourite boat to sail?
1720 in wind
What do you eat for breakfast on a race day?
What ever is in the kitchen
What three things are always in your suitcase?
Computer, shorts and a going out shirt
What is the best sailing venue in Ireland?
What is the best sailing venue in the world?
Sydney is good but I also like Spilt
What was your most expensive sailing accident?
I sail a Laser so it’s hard to get an expensive bill
What’s the top speed you’ve reached sailing?
If you weren’t a full-time sailor what would you be?
Do you have any heroes?
Yes, Oracle Team USA
Do you play any other sports?
Cycling, running, golf
What do you do for fun?
Golf and club racing in yachts
What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?
What word or phrase best depicts your personality?
What’s your best attribute?
What’s your worst habit?
Forgetting to call home
What makes you angry?
What’s your dream holiday?
To have one
What’s your favourite food?
Who’s your favourite band?
What’s your favourite TV show or movie?
Game of Thrones
If you had a theme song – what would it be?
Simply the best
If they made a movie of your life – who would play you?
Ted or Ewan McGregor
Ryan Seaton & Matt McGovern are a two-man Olympic 49er sailing team from Northern Ireland.
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, France
2014 Garda Olympic Week, Italy
2013 Sail for Gold Regatta, UK
2012 Olympic Games, UK
2012 49er European Championships, Italy