SAS Australia recruit Jackson Warne, 21, keeps a low profile in Melbourne after rejecting ‘celebrity’ label
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He spoke candidly about his struggles growing up in the spotlight with cricketing great Shane Warne as a father during his time on SAS Australia.
And last week, professional poker player Jackson Warne, 21, kept a low profile while out in Melbourne.
Despite earning a loyal fan base of his own by competing on the military-style series, Jackson appears content to go back to his life before the show.
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Blending in: SAS Australia recruit Jackson Warne, 21, kept a low profile in Melbourne last week after rejecting ‘celebrity’ label while on military-style show
Cutting a casual figure, Jackson sported a three-quarter cargo shorts and a T-shirt with sneakers.
The graphic print top hugged at his muscular biceps, which he used on the show for the grueling tasks celebrities were subjected to by the directing staff (DS).
Helping to limit his potential exposure to the coronavirus, Jackson responsibly wore a black face mask secured snug to his face with ties.
Keeping fit! The graphic print top hugged at Jackson’s muscular biceps, which he used on the show for the grueling tasks celebrities were subjected to by the directing staff (DS)
Emotional: SAS Australia chief instructor Ant Middleton shared an emotional tribute to 21-year-old Jackson after he voluntarily handed in his armband and elected to leave the show
Sweet: Jackson replied saying he learned ‘so much’ from Ant, while the chief instructor commended him for reaching so far in the competition
After surviving an impressive eight days on the show, Jackson was praised for his efforts by SAS Australia chief instructor, Ant Middleton.
Ant, 39, wrote: ‘From a timid lad to a capable young man right in front of our eyes! Over to you @jacksonwarne18.’
Jackson sweetly responded: ‘Thankyou Ant! It was an honour being on your course. Thankyou for teaching me so much in such a short amount of time and for believing in me!’
To which Ant replied: ‘To make it as far as you did for your age is commendable to say the least! Well done mate.’
Jackson’s cricket legend father Shane, 51, also said he could not be prouder of his son ‘pushing himself’ on the program.
Gone: After surviving an impressive eight days on the show, Jackson voluntarily handed in his armband and elected to leave during a pack march
After shocking TV viewers by admitting he’d only tried about ’10 different foods’ in his entire life, Jackson is now actively trying to broaden his limited diet at home.
He has been regularly sharing videos in which he tries food items for the first time that most people would regularly enjoy.
In the comedic videos, Jackson has turned his nose up at strawberries and watermelon, and claimed mango tastes like ‘bad jelly’.
Jackson did however like the taste of a cold Corona beer, giving it a solid 8/10 rating.
Jackson tries: After shocking TV viewers by admitting he’d only tried about ’10 different foods’ in his entire life, Jackson is now actively trying to broaden his limited diet at home