Amputee athlete Jack Eyers podcast

The Swifty Podcast Episode #10 - GB Para-canoeist Jack Eyers

For our tenth episode, Jason is joined by Jack Eyers, model, actor, Paracanoeist, Mr England 2017-19 and personal trainer among other things!

They discuss everything from Jack’s eclectic career to the lack of amputee awareness growing up, the responsibility of educating the public about amputees nowadays and his Tokyo 2020 Paralympic hopes!

Jack Eyers amputee athlete

Click on any of the sections below to skip to a specific point in the discussion!

  • How Jack got involved with Swifty - 00:39
  • Jack’s elective amputation at 16 - 03:00
  • Meeting Louie Brownsell, Jack’s first role model and how that got him into acting work - 07:41
  • Jack’s experience of backpacking - 13:30
  • Why Jack became a personal trainer and model - 18:29
  • Paracanoe VL3 Paralympic event explained - 24:40
  • Getting involved in Canoeing - 30:42
  • Why Jack chose his mechanical leg - 36:06
  • Getting onto the GB Paracanoe program - 39:24
  • Jack’s training program and support network - 45:19
  • Supplements and diet breakdown - 49:03
  • Tips for recovery if you’ve overdone it - 55:16
  • The importance of educating the public about amputees - 01:02:42
  • Advice to people who might see themselves as disadvantaged - 01:04:00
  • Jack’s experience with his Swifty - 01:07:59

 

 

 Read more about the SwiftyONE MK3 TALL that Jack uses HERE

To find out more find Jack at the below details!

Web - https://www.jackeyers.com/

TW – @JackEyers

IG - @jackeyersgb

To listen to other episodes head to the Podcast tab in our Journal, or check out the playlist on Youtube and Apple Podcasts

RELATED POSTS

  • The Swifty Podcast Episode #3 – Our Scooters: an Analysis
    The Swifty Podcast Episode #3 – Our Scooters: an Analysis

    ONE, MARINE, AIR, ZERO, IXI. We have a selection of different scooters designed for very different purposes. For Episode #3 of The Swifty Podcast Jason and Camilla outline the different categories ...

  • The Swifty Podcast Episode #2 - Micromobility
    The Swifty Podcast Episode #2 - Micromobility

    Micromobility is a hot topic in terms of the automotive industry nowadays. However, it’s a relatively new term to be added to the city travel lexicon, so what exactly does it mean? In Episode #2 o...

  • The Swifty Podcast Episode #1 - Foundations
    The Swifty Podcast Episode #1 - Foundations

    Welcome to The Swifty Podcast! Our inaugural episode is all about the company and its founders. Get to know Jason and Camilla, how and why they set up Swifty and what makes them tick. We’ve got a ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *