Tour 2017

Book Signing


Brian Jacks – the Judoka. The photo gallery below shows just how Brian became one of the most celebrated names in the history of British Judo. Jacks, was the first Briton to win a medal at the World Championships, a bronze in 1967, and then went on to take European middleweight titles in 1970 and 1973, as well as a bronze medal in the 1972 Olympics.


Brian Jacks – the Superstar. The photo gallery below shows just how Brian later achieved national fame for his outstanding performances on the BBC programme Superstars in which he was one of the most successful competitors. Jacks dominated the British and European version of the contest from 1979 to 1980, winning four titles.

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Various images in the life of Brian