For some, this transitional period can be a challenging time, especially as they move from a structured, directed and purposeful career to one that is somewhat unknown. But fear not, thousands of athletes make this transition every year and with this, comes success stories and lots of valuable insights.
Meet your Course Expert
Four-time Olympic rower and former World Champion, Gearoid has worked in athlete personal development for Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club and the New South Wales Institute of Sport but felt what retired athletes really need is an independent and confidential resource where ex-athletes become the support through their own experiences.
Since retiring from rowing at the Beijing Olympic Games where he competed for Ireland for the last time, he established an events business, been a freelance writer and even tread the boards as an actor for a period of time.