Take a look at the website of
Modern Sports Entertainment
The company offers services of pro-mascots, custom-made
mascot costumes, and training for public entertainers.
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|Name: Pierre Deschesnes|
|Aliases: Jumping Jack, Champs, Youppi...|
|Job: Professional mascot |
Pierre, a native of Shawinigan, Québec, has made a living as a mascot for
sport events for more than 10 years. After a few years as the Montréal Expos' YOUPPI, he
moved to the United States in 1995 to become CHAMPS, the Vermont Expos' mascot. He now
lives in Mississippi and entertains hockey fans with JUMPING JACK in different arenas
throughout the AHL, ECHL, WPHL, CHL, UHL and USHL.
Who hasn't been entertained by a
mascot during a sporting event? Here's the opportunity to see things through the eyes of a
mascot with articles from Pierre Deschesnes... uh... Jumping Jack... with anecdotes and
interesting stories about his rather unusual profession. Enjoy!
|BeachBear in Mobile -
September 2, 2001:|
|Lots of new things! -
December 1, 2000:|
|Fans in Different Cities - March 1, 2000:|
|Mother Nature - February 1, 2000:|
|Mascot Industry - January 15, 2000|
|Anecdotes - December 15, 1999|
|Visiting Sick Kids - December 1, 1999|
|Being on the Road - November 15, 1999|
|Season Opening Shows - October 15, 1999|
|Preparing a New Season - October 1, 1999|
|Mugsy in Salem - September 15, 1999|
|The US adventure! - September 1, 1999|
|Vermont & QMJHL - August 15, 1999|
|Expos' Youppi - August 1, 1999|
|Becoming a mascot - July 15, 1999|
|Introduction - July 1, 1999|