About me & MY GOALS
I am married to my beautiful wife, Julie Payne, and we have a beautiful little girl, Joan, born June 27, 2018. My wife and I were both born and raised in Edmonton, although we moved to Calgary after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to accelerate my gymnastics career and put us in a place where I have the best chance to achieve my goals.
On my journey to Tokyo 2020, I am looking for sponsorships to help support me in training, competition and recovery. There is a direct correlation between access to funds and the amount of time I can dedicate to training, competition, and recovery. Therefore, the more time I have to train, compete and recover, the more opportunity I will have to reach my goals.
Being a full time Canadian athlete and a part-time student at the University of Calgary, it is difficult to find and raise the funds necessary to pay for life and all of my training, competition and recovery fees. All and any amount of donations, sponsorships, follows, likes and comments are appreciated and never overlooked!
To give back to sponsorships, I have had experience attending special events as a guest/motivational speaker, can be available for autographs/pictures as an Olympic athlete, have modeled for photo shoots, can post/advertise on social media and through my webpage, and potentially participate or star in impactful commercials with the special skill set I have developed in my sport.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my website and read a little bit about me! To know more about me or just wanting to help out, please contact me at my email or phone number (see on webpage). You can also follow me on Instagram and Facebook to get updates on all my training, competitions and everyday life as I gear toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
I have competed and represented Canada over 50 times in more than 20 countries on the World stage. I was named to Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after overcoming an achilles tendon rupture just 11 months prior to the 2016 Rio Olympic trials. I am a 4 time All-Around Canadian National Champion and a Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist. I have competed in five World Championships and have won multiple medals at various International World Cup events.
I am an “All-Around athlete” (competitor on all 6 apparatus) but my specialties are the Pommel Horse, Parallel Bars, and High Bar. These are the events where I have my best chance to achieve my highest goals and become Olympic and World Champion.
I am also a student studying Exercise and Health Physiology, BSc Major, in the Kinesiology Faculty at the University of Calgary.
Banner image by photographer Jeremy Fokkens/ www.jeremyfokkens.com
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|2018||World Championships (Doha, Qatar)||Men's Canadian Team Member|
|2018||Canadian Championships (Waterloo, ON)||Silver Medal on Parallel Bars and High Bar, and All-Around Silver Medalist|
|2018||Commonwealth Games (Australia)||Mens Team Silver Medal|
|2018||Elite Canada (Quebec City, QC)||Silver on Parallel Bars, Bronze on Pommel Horse, and All-Around Silver Medal|
|2017||Canadian Championships (Montreal, QC)||Gold Medal & Parallel Bars National Champion, Gold Medal & High Bar National Champion,,Silver Medal All-Around Winner|
|2017||Elite Canada (Halifax, NS)||Silver Medal on Pommel Horse|
|2016||Canadian Championships (Edmonton, AB)||Gold Medal & All-Around National Champion, Gold Medal & National Parallel Bars Champion, 4th Floor|
|2016||Olympic Qualification Test Event (Rio De Janeiro, BRA)||Team Member|
|2015||Canadian Championships (Gatineau,QC)||Gold Medal & All-Around National Champion, Gold Medal & National Parallel Bars Champion, Silver Medal on High Bar, 4th P. Horse|
|2014||Toyota International Cup||Bronze Medal on High Bar|
|2014||World Championships (Nanning, CHN)||Team member (Best Canadian results)|
|2012||AT&T American Cup (New York City, NY)||7th A-Around|
|2012||Canadian Championships (Regina, SK)||Bronze Medal on Rings, 4th P. Horse|
|2012||World Cup Zibo (Zibo City, CHN)||Bronze Medal on High Bar|
|2012||Elite Canada (Mississauga, ON)||Silver Medal on High Bar, Silver Medal on Pommel Horse|
|2012||Olympic Qualification/ Test Event (London, GBR)||Team Member, 15th A-Around (Best Canadian Result)|
|2011||World Championships (Tokyo, JPN)||Team Member|
|2011||Canadian Championships (Charlottetown, PEI)||Gold Medal & All-Around National Champion, Gold Medal & National Floor Exercise Champion, Gold Medal & National Pommel Horse Champion, Bronze Medal on Parallel Bars, Bronze Medal on High Bar|
|2010||Croatia World Cup||Bronze Medal on High Bar|
|2008||Canadian Championships (Calgary, AB)||Junior 1st A-Around|
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"That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well"
- Abraham Lincoln
Team Jackson Merchandise
Every T-shirt purchased acts as a donation toward helping Jackson train and compete at his very best!!
Jackson Payne, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Hopeful
As a Team Canada National athlete, my goal is to become the next Canadian Olympic Gold medalist in Artistic Gymnastics. In order to reach this goal, my every efforts are focused towards training and up coming competitions. A strong support system along this journey will be key to my success. Any amount of donation is truly appreciated and will go directly towards training fees and competition expenses. With each T-shirt ordered and donation of $25 or more, I will personally send you my Team Jackson T-shirt!
I am really excited and grateful for your willingness to join my Team and follow me as I train and compete around the world in pre-Olympic events! Follow me in training, competitions and my everyday life on my Instagram and Facebook pages.
Thank you so much for your generous support and no donation or act of support will go unnoticed!
Jackson Payne #NoPayneNoGain
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