Mike Jacoby

Mike Jacoby (born May 20, 1969) is an American snowboarder who competed in the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics.[1]

Early lifeEdit

Jacoby was born in Bellevue, Washington.[2] He was an alpine and cross-country skier until he was 13, when he began snowboarding.[3]

Snowboarding careerEdit

Jacoby won the gold medal in both the 1995 and 1996 World Cup giant slalom.[4] He placed second in the 1996 FIS Snowboarding World Championships giant slalom,[5] and in the 1997 Snowboarding World Championships placed first in the parallel slalom[6] and second in the giant slalom.[7] He placed 17th in the 1998 Winter Olympics.[2]

In 2010 Jacoby was injured while mountain biking, and received a severe head injury.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mike Jacoby Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Mike Jacoby Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  3. ^ "Snowboarding: Mike Jacoby". Washington Post.
  4. ^ "JACOBY Mike - Athlete Information". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  5. ^ "FIS-Ski - resultats". 2011-06-04. Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  6. ^ "FIS-Ski - resultats". 2011-06-04. Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  7. ^ "FIS-Ski - resultats". 2011-06-04. Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  8. ^ "Mike Jacoby Recovering From Accident". Snowboarder Magazine. 2010-07-12. Retrieved 2020-02-07.