Name: Jo Jackson
Age: 27 going on 21
Where are you from? Hartfield, East Sussex, England
What do you like doing when you’re not rowing an ocean? Sports, outdoor activities. Hockey, Tennis, going to the gym. Traveling, Socializing,
Why do you want to row across the Indian Ocean? To achieve some thing that makes people think.. woooo!! To push yourself further than you think you can go!
Most looking forward to? The challenge, the team work, the hard work, being pushed out of my comfort zone.
Least looking forward to? Being scared, being out of my comfort zone, lack of sleep, the sores! Pain!! Ouch!
What will you miss most while you're on the boat? Missing friends and family. Food obviously!!! Walking about.
What food will you crave? Pretty much everything I should imagine! I LOVE FOOD!!
Luxury item on the boat: Have really thought about this!! I really can’t decide???? I am going to take advice from all my friends!
First drink in Mauritius? Ribena (the juice of gods).
Favourite quote? ‘Dooooh!’ Homer Simpson…
I love profound statements but never remember them! (memory like a sieve).
Claim to fame? My namesake won bronze in the 800metres freestyle at the Olympics..
Pretty lame but I can't think of anything really good!!! My brother pulled the Scottish widows lady… that always impresses boys!!! Oh… the Duchess of Wessex went to my school.
Achievements to date? Becoming chartered, getting a degree, playing national league hockey.
Secret skill? It’s a secret!
How would others describe you in 3 words? When I asked my brother to describe me in three words he came up with Big Fat Dog… but I would maybe say: Determined, Kind, Light-hearted