Respected personal trainer remembered by AFL stars after sudden death
AFL stars have paid tribute to a respected personal trainer after he died on one of Adelaide’s well-known hiking trails “doing what he loved”.
Jason Januszke suffered a cardiac arrest while running Mt Lofty on Friday, leaving behind wife Jess and their two sons, Tom, 6, and Jack, 4.
The eastern suburbs personal trainer, 43, worked with numerous Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows players.
Out of respect for Mr Januszke, PAFC players wore black armbands during their clash with the Geelong Cats on Saturday.
As well as owning Inspire Health & Fitness Studio in the CBD, Mr Januszke also worked as a security guard at a number of Adelaide nightclubs.
Wife Jess took to social media with the heart breaking news the morning after his death.
“It is with a very broken heart that I share with you the terribly sad news that tragically my darling husband Jase passed away suddenly … while doing something he loved, running Mt Lofty,” her Facebook post read.
“Thank you for all the messages of love and support over the last 24 hours, I will be wrapping my arms around our two beautiful boys as we try to make sense of a life without him.”
A GoFundMe page was established to raise $100,000 to help support his grieving family.
Almost $90,000 has so far been donated.
Originally published as Respected personal trainer remembered by AFL stars after sudden death
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