Light the Olympic flame? Why not..
For 18 year old Jordan Duckitt, this evening has not been an average Friday night, as he has had the prestigious honour of taking the Olympic flame from Sir Steve Redgrave and lighting the cauldron at the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
Jordan (pictured far right), along with six other inspiring young people, nominated for their commitment to sport, ran a lap of the Stadium, before lighting the famous Olympic flame in front of over 60,000 cheering spectators.
Jordan was chosen for the prestigious role as a Young Ambassador, an initiative presented by adidas and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust, for his dedication to motivating young people to take part in sport and embrace the Olympic and Paralympic values. Jordan has worked tirelessly to inspire other young people in schools and communities to get involved in sport.
Still in a state of shock from the evening's events and being part of Olympic history; Jordan is buzzing; "What an absolutely un-real experience!"
"Knowing the eyes of a billion people from around the world were watching did get my nerves going a bit, but I was just so excited to be part of the experience. I can't believe that I was one of six young people that lit the Olympic flame that started the Games .To have worked so hard over the last six years, trying to inspire young people to get involved with sport through the Olympic and Paralympics Games and then be part of the event that kicks everything off is just unbelievable.
"I'm so proud to represent the movement and to be among hundreds of other Young Ambassadors that are delivering the Olympic legacy and using the power of the Olympic and Paralympics Games to inspire a generation to take up sport. This day will go down in history."
Ian Cawley, Manager of the Young Ambassador programme reflects on Jordan's journey: "From his earlier days of leading assemblies and organising events to driving the Young Ambassador Programme forward; Jordan really does represent all the Young Ambassadors from across the UK that have worked so hard to inspire young people in their local area. The Games were won following the successful bid where Lord Coe promised the UK would inspire a generation and Jordan's efforts, along with over 10,000 Young Ambassadors across the country are using the power of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to help achieve that promise set seven years ago."