Episode 14: Surfing the mind of Conor Maguire
They say that if your dreams don’t scare you then you aren’t dreaming big enough. This is in a metaphorical sense, however, for Conor Maguire his dream is to “ride the biggest wave”, this being a more practical example of “dreaming big”. Standing at 5 foot 6 inches the Donegal man battles waves of over 10 feet tall on a regular basis, a modern day David and Goliath story.
In 2015, Conor was nominated for 6 World Surf League Big Wave awards, becoming the youngest European athlete ever to be shortlisted.
Then in 2017, he was honoured at the Big Wave awards, placing in the top 5 .
In episode 14, Rory and Rudds surf the mind of Red Bull surfer Conor Maguire to find out what makes him tick, discussing;
1.Thought processes in the face of a considerable challenge.
2.Training and Nutrition for surfing.
3.Turning your passion into a profession.
Don’t miss this episode, “Buoy” it’s a good one!
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