- For the Phoenix Suns shooting guard, see Jason Richardson.
(born 1969) is an Australian athlete turned radio presenter.
In 1993, he won the Stawell Gift
off the mark of 7.5 meters. Also won the 1992 'novice' 100m at Stawell, and followed his Gift win in 1993 with a win in the backmarkers 120m invitation in 1994 - the only person in the 125 years of the Stawell Gift to win all three in successive years.
His professional running career wins also include the 1996 British Professional 200m championship, plus wins in the Prahran & Smithton Gifts. Placed in Australia's 2 other classic gifts - Bay Sheffield (SA) and Burnie (Tas)
He is married to 1998 Commonwealth Games
5000m Gold medallist Kate Anderson
. Kate represented Australia in the 5000m at the 1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. They have 3 daughters, Ruby, Milla and Cleo.
He is a radio personality on Melbourne sports radio station SEN 1116
. Nicknamed "Richo", Jason is considered by those who know him to be "full of energy and raring to go". He hosts the morning timeslots on the weekends, and also is a fill-in Morning Glory
host during summer seasons. Could be heard Morning Glory
after 6:30 am every morning with an overnight and overseas news update for half an hour. He is also SEN 1116's athletics specialist.
Hosted "On The Rise" on SEN on Sunday mornings from 8am to 10am for many years with... Read More