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Joe Jacobi

Full name: Joseph Bennet "Joe" Jacobi
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 26, 1969 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Taylor/Jacobu Canoe Team
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Joe Jacobi grew up paddling on the Potomac River. It led to a storied career in whitewater paddling, topped by a C-2 slalom gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, alongside [Scott Strausbaugh]. Jacobi returned to the Olympics in 2004. He and Strausbaugh were US Champions in C-2 for five consecutive years (1988-92). He was second in the overall standings in C-1 in the International Whitewater Series in 1991 and 1995. Jacobi was named “Paddler of the Century” by Paddler Magazine in 2000. Jacobi later went into sports administration. In 2010 he became Chief Executive Officer of USA Canoe/Kayak.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom United States-1 USA 1 Gold
2004 Summer 34 Athina Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom United States USA 8

Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Canoeing United States-1 USA Scott Strausbaugh Final Standings 1992-08-02
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Canoeing United States-1 USA Scott Strausbaugh Final Standings Run One 1992-08-02
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Canoeing United States-1 USA Scott Strausbaugh Final Standings Run Two 1992-08-02
2004 Summer 34 Athina Canoeing United States USA Matt Taylor Qualifying 2004-08-19
2004 Summer 34 Athina Canoeing United States USA Matt Taylor Qualifying Run One 2004-08-19
2004 Summer 34 Athina Canoeing United States USA Matt Taylor Qualifying Run Two 2004-08-19
2004 Summer 34 Athina Canoeing United States USA Matt Taylor Semi-Finals 2004-08-19
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