Jason Whateley

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  • Birth Place

    Sale

  • Birth State

    VIC

  • Year of Birth

    1990

  • Height

    195cm

Languages Spoken:

No

Education Details:

Completed year 10 at Lakes Entrance secondary college

Club details:

Peninsula boxing club, Mornington Peninsula

Why did you begin your sport?

I took part in a football grudge match in Bairnsdale, Victoria. Here 2 footballers faced off and boxed against each other in a local tournament. I won the bout by TKO and fell in love with the sport, I gave away AFL rules football and started boxing full-time.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Mike Tyson and I have never met him unfortunetly.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

The most influential people in my career have been my Mum and Dad. Their support over my whole career has been amazing and I don't think I would be where I am with out them.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Riding my harley, catching up with friends and travelling when boxing permits it.

What is your sporting ambition?

My sporting ambition is to win gold at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.