Having first met while getting outdoor sports instructorships in sailing, windsurfing, powerboats, kayaking, rock climbing and orienteering, along with the management qualifications, both guys continued to be friends and to work in the outdoor scene for the past 12 years.
Together they have had many challenging adventure trips, like kayaking the 240km of the Shannon river (twice), four wheel drive trips to North Africa, surf holidays in Central America, rock climbing in Europe, etc. Both have travelled extensively in Australia, America, South America, Canada, North Africa, Europe and Asia.
John worked as a senior instructor in adventure centres. He has done a non stop kayak trip from Wales to Ireland, run the Dublin marathon and also completed the Ironman Wales. He's got a beautiful little girl and currently lives in Kildare.
Wayne worked for many years as an outdoor instructor then as an executive with a global courier company before setting up his own B&B outside of Lahinch. Allowing himself to work seasonally as a beach lifeguard and ski guide and get back to what he loves. He was on the Irish Surf Kayak team from 2005 - 2010 and has a number of national medals' for surf lifesaving. He surfs everyday.