Institute of Technology Sligo Lecturer Kerry Larkin, has reached the World Surfing Games final, to be held in Japan next week. The competition is part of the selection procedure for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, which will be the first time surfing is recognised as an Olympic sport.
Kerry, a member of County Sligo Surf Club has been lecturing in Bachelor of Sport with Business at IT Sligo for the past 12 years and managing the campus surf club. He is a passionate and accomplished surfer.
Kerry joins fellow Sligo Surfing Club member Gearoid McDaid in the three men and three women team who will represent Ireland in Japan at the International Surfing Association World Surfing Championship from Saturday next.