- Jake Jacobs
I learned to ski at West Mountain in upstate New York. From a young age I enjoyed training at night in a race program. I skied the FIS circuit for 7 years traveling across the US, Canada, and New Zealand. My latest years racing have been exclusively on the WPST.
Hometown: Glens Falls, NY
Date of birth: March 23, 1993 – Age: 26
Marital Status: Single
School(s) Attended: Glens Falls High School
Degrees: High school diploma
Occupation: Technician, sales
Boots: Dodge Ski Boots Carbon Fiber
Wax and tools: Vola
Gear: Reliable Racing
Resort Partners: Loveland, CO (Western US); West Mountain, NY (Eastern US)
Industry: Snow-Bright Ski Area Lighting
Youngest to win the Empire Cup overall at age 15. This trophy is a combination of super-g and tech events.
Top National or World Rank:
Top 10 junior FIS points holder in the east, 2010-11 season.
Favorite Skier as a Child:
Tommy Moe. I wore his red ski outfit when I was 5 years old.
Other Sports & Interests:
Sailing, unicycle, cycling, tennis, power lifting
Crate digging music
Adirondack 46er at the age of 15 in 5 weeks.