Inspired by this experience and watching athletes such as Sir Chris Hoy in the Beijing Olympic Games 2008 he attended a selection weekend in Newport and was accepted onto the British Paracycling Programme in January 2009.

Following this Jon-Allan decided that it was time he left the RAF, and focus his efforts on becoming an elite paracyclist. The RAF Association has helped to support Jon-Allan on this journey.

Jon-Allan was selected to represent in country once more as part of ParalympicsGB at the London 2012 Games where he went onto win three silver medals.

Despite cycling for only a few years he has achieved a great deal and his family are all very proud of him for his achievements, not only in cycling but for overcoming and embracing new challenges in life since his tour in Iraq.

Career Highlights:

Winning 3 silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, Jon-Allan’s first Paralympic games.

Breaking the World Record for Team Sprint at the 2016 World Championships with Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe – 49.230s.

Flying 200m Time Trial World Record in the C5 class during the 2015 National Track Championships – 10.609s.

4Km Individual Pursuit British National Record in the C5 class during the 2012 Paralympic Games – 4:35.026s