Jack was on snow on his first birthday in Chamonix, France. His family has a long history with the Fox Peak Ski Club which began in 1929 as the Tasman Ski Club Mt Cook and where his grandfather was President for many years. Jack is a member of the New Zealand Ski Team, training at Coronet Peak in the southern winter and Leogang, Austria for the northern season.
Competed at the 2021 Alpine World Championships in Cortina, Italy; won his first European FIS race in Madesimo, Italy March 2021; Overall Alpine Champion and 1st place in Slalom at the 2020 New Zealand Alpine National Championships; 1st place in Slalom at the Australian National Champs and National Junior Champs 2017 and 2018; 25th place in Slalom at the 2018 World Junior Championships Davos, Switzerland.
Jack was on snow on his first birthday in Chamonix, France. His family has a long history with the Fox Peak Ski Club which began in 1929 as the Tasman Ski Club Mt Cook and where his grandfather was President for many years. He has extended family from Timaru to Makarewa in the South Island and has Ngai Tahu heritage dating back to 1848.
Jack is the 2020 overall New Zealand Alpine National Champion, as well as being the 2020 and 2021 New Zealand National Slalom champion.
When not training at Coronet Peak in the southern winter or in Leogang, Austria where he is based for the northern season he is in the surf at Bondi Beach where he lives or the mountains of Thredbo.
He is completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors)/Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of NSW (UNSW) where up to 8 months of his studies are completed online thanks to the support of UNSW. He is also the recipient of the UNSW Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship.