Hometown: Ragley, LA
What makes Jacob tick?
Describe yourself in three words:
Motivated, determined, passionate
Why are sports important to you?
I love the competition and the challenge.
What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
Winning gold in the 3k Pursuit against able bodied peers.
What does a typical day in your training program look like?
2 1/2 hours of riding or cardio/strenth training.
What is your favorite off-season activity?
My favorite off- season activity is running and mountain biking with friends.
What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
I would tell them how freeing adaptive sports will make you feel and would offer to help in any way that I could.
Who do you admire most?
I don’t really have one person I admire most. There are a lot of people who I admire and who have inspired me.
What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
Compete in the Paralympics with Team USA.
What is your favorite quote:
Think fast, ride faster.
What is your favorite food?
Shrimp scampi is definitely my favorite food.