Damien was born and raised in Lahinch. Damien was a very talented surfer from an early age. He spends most of his life surfing in Lahinch. He was under 14 and under 16 Irish National Champion in his day. He represented Ireland at European and world championships when he was younger. He recently was on the Irish National Team that competed in Jersey at the European Championships in 2009. Damien has recently spent sometime in Hawaii at a training camp and he is planning a second trip to Bali in Indonesia this year. Damien is sponsored by Ripcurl, Tubes surf shop and beachbeat surfboards. There isn’t much this guy doesn’t know about surfing.
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