Participants

Marty JACKSON

Marty JACKSON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  18 Feb 1978
Place of Birth:  GEELONG
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  40
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
F38

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's F38 Shot Put 2 Silver

Marty JACKSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 20:36
Gold Medal Event Men's F38 Shot Put Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Shot Put F38 4 13.31

Nickname: Marty, Nastee (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Hobbies

Hot-rod building, low and slow BBQ meat smoking (Athlete, Jun 2017)


Occupation: Arborist (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Coach

PERSONAL: John EDEN (AUS) (Athlete, Jun 2017)


Other sports

American football (Athlete, Jun 2017)


Reason: "In August 2014 I took up athletics to give myself something to focus on and have a goal to work towards after sustaining my injury." (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Ambition: "To compete for Australia at the Commonwealth Games/Paralympic Games/world championships. A few medals and a world record would make a nice addition also." (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Hero: Mike ALSTOTT (USA), former fullback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Influence: Russell SHORT (AUS) (F12 shot putter) "Rusty is an absolute champion of the sport, who has kindly offered guidance and support in recent years." (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Ritual: "There is nothing like listening to a bit of Rammstein (German band) to get in the zone and fired up." (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Additional information

RECOGNITION
Received the prestigious Lee Troop Award from the Barwon Sports Academy in 2016 for his Para-sport performances. The award came two years after a freak tackle on the gridiron field for Geelong Buccaneers irreparably contorted his leg. (geelongadvertiser, 5 Dec 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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