Jasper Blake

published on 2015.03.13

10 Awesome Things About B78 Coach Jasper Blake

What is your be word and why?

be awesome! Life is awesome and it’s too damn short to approach it with anything less than a crushingly potent attitude towards awesomeness.

What is your major goal for the upcoming season?

I want to score more goals in beer league hockey.

What goal did you crush last season?

I scored a few goals in beer league hockey

What is your favourite post race craving?

A&W teen burger every time

What is the most ambitious thing on your life bucket list?

Be as fit in my 60’s as I am in my 40’s

If you were stranded on an island what book would you want with you?

The Alchemist

Chocolate or Vanilla Ice Cream?

Chocolate

What is the hardest workout you have ever done?

Track- 400’s starting with 90 seconds rest- decreasing rest interval by 5 seconds each rep and have to hold under a specific pace. The set is over when you can no longer hold the prescribed pace.

If you could have dinner with one person (living or deceased) who would it be?

My kids when they are old and I’ve already been dead for several years. It would scare the crap out of them.

How long can you hold your breath for?

1min 49 seconds

About

Jasper has been one of Canada’s most reputable endurance athletes for the past two decades.  His accomplishments are numerous including an Ironman title and dozens of professional wins as a triathlete. From the year 2000 to 2011 Jasper never finished worse than 5th in an Ironman with the exception of one race in 2001. He has also competed extensively as a runner, swimmer and cyclist.

Jasper spent the better part of his teenage years competing nationally as a downhill skier.  In 1993 he moved to Toronto to pursue a career in tennis and in 1994 he received a full scholarship to play tennis for the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, an NCAA division 1 school.

Jasper moved back to Canada in 1995 and enrolled at the University of Guelph.  Jasper received a Bachelor of Science honors degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph in 2000.  During this time he competed on the University of Guelph swimming and running teams and was an Academic All Canadian in 2000.

Jasper brings over twenty five years of real life experience to the programs he creates and delivers them within a structure that is easy to understand and makes sense.

Qualifications

USAT Level 1 Triathlon Coach

BSc Honors Human Kinetics- University of Guelph 2000

Multisport coach (old NCCP) Theory 1 and 2

NCCP Triathlon Adult Community coach

NCCP Level 2 Coach Alpine Skiing

NCCP Certified Tennis Instructor

NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills

Accomplishments

2006 Ironman Canada Champion

2002 Commonwealth Games Team (Alternate)

From 2000-2011 Jasper finished in the top 5 of every Ironman he completed (Hawaii Excluded:)

Multiple Hawaii Ironman Qualifier

1998 Bronze Medalist World Age Group Championships (20-24)

1993 Tennis Scholarship University of Wisconsin NCAA Division 1

Awards

2006 Triathlon Magazine Canada Long distance Athlete of the year

2006 Triathlon Canada Long Distance Athlete of the year

Five-time Ontario Triathlete of the year

1999/2000 Academic All Canadian- University of Guelph

1998 Canadian Amateur Triathlete of the year

Social Media

Follow Jasper on Twitter

www.jasper.is

www.jasperblake.com

Facebook

Instagram jasper_blake

 

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