Jason
Burnett

World Record Holder. Daredevil. Olympic Medallist.

In The News

  • 30
  • Jul
  • 2012
The National Post

If you somehow missed ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’ at a local movie house a couple of years back, see if you can roust it up on Netflix or by some other means. “I doubled Michael Cera there,’’ says Jason Burnett. “I’m in the first fight scene, being exploded in a big fireball, flipping onto […]

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  • 27
  • Jul
  • 2012
The Classical

Dave Ross knew he’d seen something special, but toned down his reaction, not wanting to look like “an ass” on national TV. It was the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and one of his athletes, Jason Burnett, had just finished his final routine in men’s trampoline. After a dismal compulsory routine, Burnett had edged his […]

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  • 9
  • Jul
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

Trampoline coach Chris Martin heard someone shouting his name from the other side of the playground, and his chest tightened. One of his young athletes was standing atop the high monkey bars yelling for the coach’s attention as others watched. The boy propelled himself into a back-flip off the bars and stuck a perfect landing […]

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  • 8
  • Jul
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

Jason Burnett is fine. Really, he’s good. Never mind the metal plates in his right leg. Or the screws holding them in place. Or his bandaged left foot, wracked by plantar fasciitis, which aches every time his weight bears down on a trampoline. “I have pain throughout the day,” said Mr. Burnett, 25, an Olympic […]

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  • 5
  • Jul
  • 2012
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What is your first childhood memory of the Olympics? What athlete has inspired you the most? What has been your most memorable sporting moment to date? What is the biggest sacrifice you’ve had to make to reach this level? What does it mean to you to represent your country in London?

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  • 16
  • Jun
  • 2012
The National Post

Jason Burnett Twitter: @jasonburnett_ Age: 25 Occupation: student and Olympic athlete This fella’s “flight time” is as good as his ’tude, which is probably why he nabbed a silver for trampoline at the Beijing Olympics, and why his summer to-do plans include collecting another. When he’s not jumping professionally, he’s hitting the books at the […]

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