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:


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



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