60 Seconds With Jason Kenny

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Last Modified 24 January 2022 First Added 14 April 2021

What’s your earliest sporting memory?

Playing football, in really small football boots!


Who’s your sporting hero?

Jason Queally (English track cyclist, gold medal winner Sydney 2000).


Any advice to the younger you?

Go and get stuck in.


What’s the one piece of advice you have for someone following in your footsteps?

Don’t worry about winning.


What is your go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Breakfast: Porridge with fresh berries and honey on top. Lunch: Anything fresh. Dinner: Shepherd’s pie.


Favourite snack?



Midnight snacks?



How does what you eat change when you are in the build-up to a competition?

I stop eating chocolate!!


Your guilty pleasure?

Eating chocolate.


Greatest disappointment?

Don’t really have any, I’m very happy.


If you weren’t an elite athlete what would you be?

Something physical, something outside, something that doesn’t require a degree,

because I probably wouldn’t have gone to university.


How do you relax?

By eating food.


Do you have a pet?

Two dogs. And a duck.


When did you first believe you could be an Olympian?

I never doubted it.


Do you have any superstitions?



What’s your proudest moment?

When Albie was born.


What’s your most embarrassing moment?

Probably when Albie was born.


What’s your dream achievement outside of the Olympics?

Being able to relax and enjoy life.


Hear more about Jason and his sleeping habits here.