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Towey was born in Cork on March 26, 1977.
He was a member of the Irish team at 4 Olympic Games. He also competed in the Trans Atlantic Rowing Race in 2006.
After graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Natural Science, and after retiring from rowing at the 2008 Beijing Games Towey trained as an actor in London.
He owns Irish sporting events company, Boldly Go, specialising in adventure races and endurance challenges.
He currently lives in Sydney Australia working with athletes in transition.
- "Gearóid Towey". Sports-reference. Retrieved 17 April 2010.