Jake Peterson

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

EVENT - BOBSLED

HEIGHT  6' 1"     WEIGHT  205 lbs
 
Jake Peterson, a former football and track athlete, began his sliding career in 2009 at age 15.  Peterson enjoys working with cars, skiing and hiking.  His role model is 2010 bobsled Olympian and U.S. Army sergeant John Napier.

Career Highlights:
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup in two-man
    -5th in Park City #1 (11/12), 5th in Park City #2 (11/12), SILVER in Calgary #1 (11/12), SILVER in Calgary #2 (11/12), 5th in Calgary #3 (12/12), BRONZE in Calgary #4 (12/12), 4th in Calgary #5 (12/12), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), 5th in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup in four-man
    -SILVER in Park City #2 (11/12), 5th in Calgary #1 (11/12), GOLD in Calgary #2 (11/12), 6th in Calgary #3 (12/12), 4th in Calgary #4 (12/12), 4th in Calgary #5 (12/12), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
  • 7th at 2012 Youth Olympic Games
  • 2011-2012 Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers
    - GOLD in Park City #1 (11/11), GOLD in Park City #2 (11/11), GOLD in Calgary #1 (11/11), GOLD in Calgary #2 (11/11)
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as a driver in two-man
    -8th in Park City #1 (11/11), 9th in Park City #2 (11/11), 6th in Calgary #1 (11/11) 
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as push athlete for Cory Butner in four-man
    -5th in Calgary #1 (11/11), 4th in Calgary #2 (11/11)