JORDAN MERCER
Surf Lifesaving / Ironwoman  

Age: 25

 

Nickname: Jordie, JM or Magic


Favourite Food:  Smoothie Bowls, a great omelette and something a little spicy
 

Sporting Idol/s: 
My Dad Darren Mercer and Uncle, Dean Mercer

 

When did you first start in your sport / profession: Began in ocean sports at 7yrs of age


Career Highlights:
6 x Molokai to Oahu World Paddleboard Champion

2019 Molokai To Oahu World Ocean Ski Champion
2018 World Ironwoman Series Champion

2016 Nutri Grain Ironwoman Champion
State, Australian and World SLS Board Champion
10 x Individual Gold ISA World Paddle Board medals
Australian Team Representative


What do you love most about your sport / profession:

The people I meet and the places I experience


Favourite event/s:  Downwind paddling on any craft


Favourite location to compete:  Hawaii (Ka'iwi Channel)

Future Goals:  
Continuing my SEA-JORDAN Vlog

Graduate University as a Primary Teacher 

More sporting goals, more world titles, more challenges, more opportunities, more smiles!  Travel the Australian coast visiting SLS clubs and sharing my Nipper clinic with junior surf lifesavers


Hobbies:  Enjoying music, playing guitar, freestyle rapping, playing in or on the ocean, time at home, time travelling, time with my fiance, family and loved ones


What do you love most about the Barnacle Plus:
I can party on the SEA floor!  It is so convenient, practical and fun.

Five (5) songs on your playlist:

Champion - Common Kings, Kat Dahlia
Sweet as Sugar - Grinspoon
Marryuna - Baker Boy, Yirrmal
Deep Water - Landon McNamara
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash

Advice for young athletes or kids getting into sport:

ENJOY IT!
 

Favourite Quote:  We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give

 

 

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