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Jett Kenny praises his ironman dad Grant's kayaking skills

Jett Kenny praises his Ironman father Grant's kayaking skills after following in his famous dad's footstepsBy J. Peterson For Daily Ma

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Jett Kenny praises his Ironman father Grant’s kayaking skills after following in his famous dad’s footsteps

Jett Kenny has nothing but praise for his father, the celebrated Ironman and surf lifesaver Grant Kenny.

The model, 27, gushed about Grant’s skills as a surfer and kayaker on Instagram earlier this week.

He made the comment after the popular account Brown Cardigan posted a video of an enthusiastic paddle boarder along with the caption: ‘Settle down Grant Kenny.’

Proud: Model Jett Kenny has nothing but praise for his father, the celebrated Ironman and surf lifesaver Grant Kenny

Proud: Model Jett Kenny has nothing but praise for his father, the celebrated Ironman and surf lifesaver Grant Kenny

Jett responded: ‘F**k he wishes he was that good.’

At 16 years old, Grant famously won both the Australian Junior and Open Iron Man Championship on the same day.

He later competed in the Summer Olympics, where he won a bronze medal. 

Inspiration: He made the comment after the popular account Brown Cardigan posted a video of an enthusiastic paddle boarder along with the caption: 'Settle down Grant Kenny'

Inspiration: He made the comment after the popular account Brown Cardigan posted a video of an enthusiastic paddle boarder along with the caption: ‘Settle down Grant Kenny’ 

Jett has followed in his father’s footsteps by competing in Ironman tournaments, too.

In recent years, he’s started to pursue a career in entertainment by appearing on shows like Australian Ninja Warrior, The Real Full Monty and Dancing with the Stars.

At one point, he was even considered for The Bachelor.  

Banter: Jett responded: 'F**k he wishes he was that good'. Brown Cardigan then shared the screenshot to their account

Banter: Jett responded: ‘F**k he wishes he was that good’. Brown Cardigan then shared the screenshot to their account 

Last month, Jett enjoyed the perks of being an Instagram star when he debuted a new $50,000 Mercedes-Benz sports car.

Posting to his own account, he shared a picture of his silver vehicle alongside the caption: ‘Right on time. Lesgoo.’

Jett, who is the son of swimming legend Lisa Curry and Ironman Grant, was previously the owner of a bright red Mercedes-Benz SUV.

Hot wheels! Jett enjoyed the perks of being an Instagram model when he debuted a new $50,000 Mercedes-Benz sports car last month

Hot wheels! Jett enjoyed the perks of being an Instagram model when he debuted a new $50,000 Mercedes-Benz sports car last month 

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