His own inventions, which include the world’s first working jet-powered hoverboard, have become legendary with viewers of The Gadget Show. He is also a private pilot and is licensed to build transmitters by the Home Office.
Jason is an avid collector of exotic tech. His prize possessions include a mint-condition Sinclair C5 and his current favourite gadget, the Easy Glider – a skateboard-towing electric drive wheel. He owns several robots, including dancing bi-pedal, UAVs that fly and an Automower.
A complete adrenaline junkie, Jason is a six-time world record holder. His records include the world’s fastest jet-powered luge, world’s fastest water powered car and world’s longest jump with an RC car.
An accomplished writer, Jason has written three books with publisher Puffin. His Dot Robot series follows a twelve-year-old boy genius that invents a robot crime-fighting force. The science in the books is real and most of it has been witnessed by Jason first-hand. He is currently touring schools and festivals with the ‘Dot Robot Roadshow’, giving people the opportunity to see some of the science in action.
ason recently set up theplutoappeal.com, a charity raising funds to buy a Da Vinci surgical robot for the neonatal wing of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Jason’s robot charity initiative is only a few months old and has already raised well over half a million pounds.