Jesse Beckom III

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

Height: 6'0''  Weight: 225 lbs 

Jesse Beckom began the sport of bobsled in 2002 after attending a camp in Lake Placid, N.Y.  Since then he has pushed for drivers on the America's Cup and World Cup circuits.  Beckom helped push driver John Napier in 4-man to win silver at National Championships and to win an 11th place finish at World Championships.

ABOUT ME:
Beckom holds a masters degree in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University.  While at Iowa State he played outside linebacker for the football team, winning the  Big Twelve Defensive Newcomer of the Year award in 1998 and serving as team captain in 1999. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2012-2013 World Cup as push athlete for Cory Butner and Codie Bascue in four-man
    -DNF in Whistler (11/12), 24th in Winterberg (12/12), 24th in La Plagne (12/12), 17th in Koenigssee (1/13), 23rd in Igls (1/13), 30th at World Championships in St. Moritz (2/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup as push athlete for John Napier in four-man
    -12th in Igls (12/11), 15th in Winterberg (12/11), 16th in Altenberg (1/12), 13th in Koenigssee (1/12), 12th in St. Moritz (1/12)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup as brakeman for John Napier in two-man
    -18th in Igls (12/11), 14th in Winterberg (12/11) 
  • 2011-2012 Europa Cup as brakeman for John Napier in two-man
    -10th in Igls #2 (11/11) 
  • 2011-2012 Europa Cup as push athlete for John Napier in four-man
    -12th in igls #1 (11/11), 9th in Igls #2 (11/11) 
  • 2010-2011 World Cup as push athlete for John Napier in four-man
    -9th in Calgary (12/10), 11th in Park City (12/10), 7th in Lake Placid (12/10), 13th in Winterberg (1/11), 16th in St. Moritz (1/11), 13th in Cesana (2/11), 19th at World Championships in Koenigssee (2/11)
  • 2010-2011 World Cup as brakeman for John Napier in two-man
    -18th in Igls (1/11), 15th in St. Moritz (1/11)
  • 2010-2011 America's Cup as brakeman for Cory Butner in two-man
    -9th in Park City #1 (11/10), 8th in Park City #2 (11/10), BRONZE in Calgary (11/10)
  • 2009-2010 America's Cup as push athlete for Mike Bradely and Mike Kohn in the four-man
    -15th in Park City #1 (12/09), BRONZE in Park City #2 (12/09), BRONZE in Calgary #1 (12/09), 4th in Calgary #2 (12/09), DSQ in Lake Placid #1 (12/09), 6th in Lake Placid #2 (12/09)
  • 2009-2010 America's Cup as brakeman for Mike Kohn and Mike Bradely in the two-man
    -BRONZE in Park City #1 (12/09), 13th in Calgary (12/09), 10th in Lake Placid #2 (12/09)
  • 14th at 2009 U.S. National Bobsled Push Championship
  • 2009 World Championships in Lake Placid in the four-man                                                          -11th in four-man in Lake Placid (3/09)
  • U.S. National Championships                                                                                                                 -SILVER as push man for John Napier in the four-man (01/09)
  • 2008-2009 America's Cup as push athlete for John Napier in the four-man
     -4th in Park City #1 (11/08), SILVER in Park City #2 (11/08), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (11/08), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (11/08)
  • 2008-2009 America's Cup as brakeman in the two-man 
    -GOLD in Lake Placid (11/08)
  • 2007-2008 World Cup as push athlete for Grayson Fertig 
    -12th in Lake Placid (12/07)
  • 2006-2007 World Cup as brakeman for Grayson Fertig in the two-man
    -18th in Cesana Pariol (02/07), 20th in Winterberg (02/07)
  • 2006-2007 World Cup as brakeman for Steve Holcomb, Mike Kohn and Grayson Fertig in the four-man 
    -5th in Calgary (11/06), 6th in Park City (12/06),11th in Lake Placid (12/06), 13th in Cesana Pariol (02/07), 14th in Winterberg (02/07), 18th in Königssee (02/07)
  • 2004-2005 World Cup as brakeman for Mike Kohn in the two-man 
    -23rd in Cortina (12/04)
  • 2004-2005 World Cup as brakeman for Mike Kohn in the four-man
     -19th in Cortina (12/04)
  • 2004-2005 America's Cup as brakeman with for John Napier in the four-man
    -GOLD in Calgary (11/04), 4th in Park City (12/04)
  • 2002-2003 as brakeman for Steve Holcomb in the four-man 
    -16th in St. Moritz (01/03), 17th in Winterberg (01/03)
  • 2002-2003 World Cup as brakeman for Steve Mesler in the two-man
    -25th in St. Moritz (01/03)
  • 2002-2003 America's Cup as brakeman for Stephan Bosch and Mike Kohn in the two-man 
    -4th in Lake Placid (11/02), 3rd in Calgary (12/02), 2nd in Park City (12/02)
  • 2002-2003 America's Cup as brakeman with driver Mike Kohn in the four-man
    -5th in Calgary (12/02)

 

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