TOKYO OLYMPIAN, 4 TIME EUROPEAN MEDALIST, GRAND PRIX MEDALIST
Jack who trains in Tallaght at South Dublin Taekwondo Club is one of the world’s most prolific and decorated taekwondo athletes, with a unique fighting style and aggression which has made him World renowned and revered in taekwondo circles.
In 2016, Jack narrowly missed out on Olympic qualification by one place, winning a bronze meal at the European Olympic qualification event at the age of 17, needing a silver to qualify for Rio. With that Jack set his sights on an automatic qualification for Tokyo which he duly achieved in dramatic fashion at the end of 2019.
In 2017 Jack became Irelands first ever world ranked number 1 taekwondo athlete when he topped the rankings of the – 54kg weight category, before moving up to his current -58kg weight category.
Jack has a staggering collection of world ranking event medals one of only a handful of people in the world with over 60 International ranking medals, from all continents of the world including Golds in USA, Mexico, Australia, Morocco, Russia, Turkey and many other countries.
Jack has been featured in popular TV documentaries ‘Road to Rio’ and ‘Horizon Tokyo’ where his sporting ethic and manner has been applauded by sporting pundits and sports lae people alike.