Join Jon's Team
Before the 2010 Olympic Games, Jon’s hometown of Russell, MB created Mission Montgomery to let him know that the entire community was behind him 110%.
Building on that momentum, Jon and his wife Darla (also a skeleton athlete) are “doublin’ down” in 2014 and making a push to become the first husband and wife to earn individual medals at the same Olympic Games. BrettYoung is proud to support these amateur athletes as they prepare to compete for Canada.
Farmers know investing in inputs and the best equipment pays off.
You can help Jon and Darla Harvest Gold for Canada by investing in the creation and development of the best possible equipment for them, so they can bring home Olympic Gold for us.
Helmet Project (Investment Goal: $7,500)
Because the head is the first part of the body introduced to the airstream, this is the single most important project I’ve undertaken. It’s also the most personal because of Darla’s concussion last year. I’m building a carbon-fibre concussion-preventative helmet design with a foremost Canadian expert.
Suit Project (Investment Goal: $7,500)
The suit and the helmet work together to limit something that engineers like to call the drag co-efficient. In layman’s terms: more speed please. We’re building custom fabrics for made-in-Canada suits to find more speed wherever we can.
Sled Project (Investment Goal: $12,500)
I’m working with Standen’s Engineering in Calgary to completely rethink the aerodynamics and composition of my skeleton sled. In Vancouver 2010, I won by just about a body length after over 6kms of sliding. I’m willing to rethink everything to stay ahead of the competition. Even if it’s by only 0.07 seconds.
Shoe Project (Investment Goal: $2,500)
This is where it all begins. Where the rubber meets the road. Countless hours building power in the gym are transferred to the track over a 5-second start. Consider this: for every tenth of a second that you save at the start, you’ve saved 3-tenths seconds at the finish line. That’s a 300% return on investment. A huge difference-maker.