A man of many talents, Trevor Jacob decided to focus his skills on just racing snowboardcross. With a U.S. title under his belt, it’s going pretty well for him. (Tom Kelly/U.S. Snowboarding)
Seven snowboardcross athletes, including Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis, have been nominated to the 2014 Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Snowboarding)
Lindsey Jacobellis (blue bib) closed out the Olympic selection period for snowboardcross with a third-place finish in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Sunday in Vallnord.
Trevor Jacob rode to his career first snowboardcross victory Saturday in the FIS Snowboard World Cup in Vallnord, putting him in prime position to make the Olympic team with just a month to go before Sochi.
Olympic medalists Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), along with seven-time X Games gold medalist Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA), headline U.S. Snowboarding’s 2013-14 snowboardcross team.
VIDEO: Jacob New National Champion
Snowboardcross newcomer Trevor Jacob wins the Sprint Grand Prix at Canyons Resort. His first career win also earns Jacob the title of U.S. National Champion. Hagen Kearney came in a close second.
Trevor Jacob and Faye Gulini took the top spots and clinched the U.S. titles in the 2013 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Canyons.
Seth Wescott won the USANA Snowboardcross Cup in Telluride, his first victory in four years.
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Multi-talented Trevor Jacob has an impressive resume. He’s popular on the hit series ‘Nitro Circus,’ he’s been invited to the Dew Tour for halfpipe, and is a National Snowboardcross Champion. At the end of the 2012 season, Jacob decided to stop competing in halfpipe and slopestyle and make snowboardcross his main focus. Jacob’s raw talent oozes in anything he does, but it's looking like snowboarding is where he is focusing his energy right now.
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