Jason Smyth

Jason Smyth

Fastest Paralympian on the Planet

why book jason?

  • Jason Smyth has never lost in a major Para-Athletics event since his 2005 debut, exemplifying unparalleled consistency
  • His journey overcoming visual impairment to achieve athletic excellence is a powerful testament to perseverance and determination
  • Jason won gold medals in 100m T13 at four Paralympic Games: Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020
Jason Smyth

Biography

Jason Smyth is one of the greatest para athletes of all time. The Derry-born sprinter has the distinction of never having tasted defeat in a major Para-Athletics event since his debut at the 2005 European Championships in Espoo, Finland.

Jason has represented Ireland at four Paralympic Games, including Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020. Jason won gold medals in all four of his Paralympic Games to date, winning the 100m in the T13 classification at each event and the 200m in both 2008 and 2012 before the event was excluded from subsequent games.

Jason has been the most consistent performer in the world for nearly two decades, and he is the World Record holder in both the 100m and 200m events. Jason competes in the T13 category for athletes with a visual impairment.

Jason Smyth

In addition to his Paralympic successes, Jason’s 21 major honours include nine World Championships gold medals and six European Championships titles.

“On the track it has been my mission to push the boundaries of what is possible by bridging the gap between Para sport and mainstream sport. It is off the track that my experience has the greatest impact as I assist others bridge their own gaps” – Jason Smyth

Jason announced his retirement at the age of 35 in march of 2023.

testimonials

“He can cover 100 metres in 10.22 seconds, a feat rendering him the fastest Paralympian in history.”

The Telegraph

“The Olympics has Usain Bolt — the Paralympics has Jason Smyth”

CNN