WURSTER Jason < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 23 Sep 1984
Height1.85 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Toronto, ON, CAN
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
Higher education Geography - University of Toronto: Toronto, ON, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started the sport in 199 at the age of 14 in Stevensville.
Why this sport? As a child, back in his hometown of Stevensville, Ontario, his neighbour was former pole vaulter George Krupa. He encouraged Jason to try the sport.
Club / Team University of Toronto: Toronto, ON, CAN
Name of coach Arye Rosenoer
Coach from which country? Canada
Coach from what year? 2003
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for Canada
Location Izmir
General Interest
Nicknames Friends just call him Wurster. German friends call me "Sausager" as that's the translation of Wurster in German. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Hobbies Playing the guitar, fixing things, cars, bicycles and motorcycles. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Coach, Arye Rosenoer. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Grandfather. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Injuries He broke his left ankle and tore several ligaments in an accident during a competition in Louisiana in 2007. After three months of recovery, he was back in competition. (utoronto.ca, 17 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs Don't walk under a ladder or open an umbrella while inside. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Rome wasn't built in a day. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Ambitions Win a medal at the Commonwealth Games and compete in the 2012 Olympics. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)