Paul Kimmage – Sports Journalist, Former Professional Cyclist and Media Personality
Born in Dublin to a cycling family, Paul grew up to become a professional cyclist and in 1981 became Road Race Champion of Ireland.
The son of cyclist Christy Kimmage, Paul and his brothers Kevin and Raphael went on to forge successful careers in cycling. After cycling, he quickly became renowned as one of the best Sports Journalists in Europe. A wealth of experience in both competing and covering the sport puts Paul as an instantly recognisable figure in Irish Sport.
Paul Kimmage discusses his views on Change Cycling Now
Pauls standing as one of the most respected Irish Sports Journalist around ensures his presence on many high profile interviews and television and radio panelist shows centreing around cycling among other Irish sports.
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He has worked, in conjunction with JGA Sports Agency, on many projects including after dinner speaking events. An outspoken, well informed and opinionated journalist, Paul can also be requested for launches, voiceovers or personal appearances.
Paul has competed in the Tour de France on three seperate occasions.
His book Rough Ride won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award and he has also been named Sports Interviewer of the Year five times at the Sports Journalists' Association awards.
He is also the author of the highly acclaimed books Full time and Engage. He is also renowned for his role in uncovering the truth about Lance Armstrong and doping in cycling.
Paul shares his views on Lance Armstrongs doping on RTE News