SUPERSTARS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Brian Jacks, the Superstar – the most successful UK competitor. Jacks dominated the British and European version of the contest from 1979 to 1980, winning four titles.
1st Place Medals
Winner of the British final twice, the European final and the International final.
3rd Place Medal
Third place in not only the World Final but also the prestigious Challenge of the Champions.
Superstars Record Holder
Never beaten records in the gym tests – 100 parallel bar dips in 60 seconds and 118 squat thrusts in the World Final.
Brian is synonymous with the hit BBC TV Series “Superstars”.
Brian achieved national fame for his outstanding performances on 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.
He was most famous for his amazing efforts in the gymnasium, where he repeatedly set records in the “gym tests”, including 100 parallel bar dips in 60 seconds in the 1981 Challenge of the Champions, and 118 squat thrusts in the 1980 World Final. He was dominant in the weightlifting, canoeing and cycling events, rarely placing lower than second.
His victories in the British and European Superstars led to the creation of the branded computer games: Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge and Brian Jacks Uchi Mata.