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#32 Jaco van Gass πŸš΄β€β™‚πŸ§—β€β™‚ Part 1 | The Best Firefight of My Life | Received A Direct Hit From A Taliban RPG

November 06, 2019 Philip Hindes & Callum Skinner
PodCrash | Talk Of Champions | With Philip Hindes & Callum Skinner
#32 Jaco van Gass πŸš΄β€β™‚πŸ§—β€β™‚ Part 1 | The Best Firefight of My Life | Received A Direct Hit From A Taliban RPG
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#32 Jaco van Gass πŸš΄β€β™‚πŸ§—β€β™‚ Part 1 | The Best Firefight of My Life | Received A Direct Hit From A Taliban RPG
Nov 06, 2019
Philip Hindes & Callum Skinner

In this Episode we speak to Jaco van gass who is a Paralympic Cyclist with a past military career which unfortunately got cut short!Β 
This is Part 1 of a 2 Part series

This was a really interesting and gripping Episode so it's well worth a listen

Jaco tells us about his upbringing in South Africa and why he decided to leave and join the British Army!
He served 2 Tours in Afghanistan and talks us through the tough training and what it was like preparing for going into a war zone and it what it was like out in Afghanistan!

Unfortunately Jacos 2nd Tour got cut short as he got surrounded by Taliban which he describes as " The best Firefight of my Life"
Jaco got hit by a Taliban RPG and lost his Arm and sustained many more injuries.

In Part 2 we will talk about Jacos Expeditions to the North pole, Everest and many more mountains and adventures. We then dive into his journey in to becoming a Paralmpic cyclist so stay tuned!

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Show Notes

In this Episode we speak to Jaco van gass who is a Paralympic Cyclist with a past military career which unfortunately got cut short!Β 
This is Part 1 of a 2 Part series

This was a really interesting and gripping Episode so it's well worth a listen

Jaco tells us about his upbringing in South Africa and why he decided to leave and join the British Army!
He served 2 Tours in Afghanistan and talks us through the tough training and what it was like preparing for going into a war zone and it what it was like out in Afghanistan!

Unfortunately Jacos 2nd Tour got cut short as he got surrounded by Taliban which he describes as " The best Firefight of my Life"
Jaco got hit by a Taliban RPG and lost his Arm and sustained many more injuries.

In Part 2 we will talk about Jacos Expeditions to the North pole, Everest and many more mountains and adventures. We then dive into his journey in to becoming a Paralmpic cyclist so stay tuned!

I hope you enjoyed this Episode please Subscribe and let us know on social media how you found the Episode.