Jake has a passion for all sports and is from New Plymouth. The 20-year-old has a long history with the Halberg Foundation, having attended numerous regional events and Halberg Games over the years.
The sports Jake is most passionate about are crossfit, biking both road and mountain, wheelchair basketball, surfing, body balance/yoga and equestrian. Now that he has achieved his equine qualification, he now volunteers at the local Riding for the Disabled.
Jake has set the challenge to cycle the cycle trails throughout New Zealand. He also is training towards competing in a crossfit competition and would like to get more involved in weightlifting and wheelchair rugby
One of his goals in life is to inspire others to step out of their comfort zone and try something new.