Birthplace: Calgary, AB
Year of Birth: 1992
Club: Dynamo Gymnastics
Favourite Event: Double Mini-Trampoline
Follow me on Twitter: @SchwaigerJ
Jon recently moved from training in Alberta at Altadore Gymnastics to Ontario where he is now training at Dynamo Gymnastics. Jon has consistently ranked at the top of the podium nationally and has made impressive international results at World Cups and Championships. In 2012, Jon ranked 18th in Tumbling at the World Championships. At Elite Canada in 2013, he placed 2nd in double mini trampoline and tumbling. In 2014, he finished 2nd in double mini trampoline at the Senior Pan American Championships. Jon will be the only athlete to compete in both tumbling and double mini-trampoline at the 2015 World Championships.
Beginnings: He started gymnastics at the age of 4 because he had to avoid contact sports due to a bleeding disorder.
Most memorable moment: Representing Team Canada at the 2013 World Games.
Odds and ends: Married to tumbler Emily Smith… Loves watching and collecting movies… Would like to learn Spanish.
Favourite quote: "Wake up determined - go to bed satisfied."