Sport: Sled Hockey

Hometown: Waitsfield, VT

 

What makes Jakob tick?

Describe yourself in three words:
Resilient, committed, passionate

Why are sports important to you?
It gives me a sense of belonging

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
I was nominated to go to the USA developement camp

What does a typical day in your training program look like?
I skate three times a week and I have to keep good grades at school

What is your favorite off-season activity?
Biking

Who do you admire most?
Bryan Bathalon and Josh Pauls

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
I want to go to the Paralympics

What is your favorite quote:
In my favorite movie Miracle  on Ice the coach said “when you pull on that jersey, the name on the front is a hell of a lot more important than the one on the back.” And that is my favorite quote.

What is your favorite food?

Steak

What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
Adaptive sports has helped me become a better person and have me new experiences