Name: Jake Adicoff
Sport: Nordic Skiing
Discipline(s): Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing
Classification: B3
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
DOB: 5/16/1995
Birthplace: San Jose, Calif.
Hometown: Sun Valley, Idaho
High School: Wood River High School (Sun Valley, Idaho) ‘13
College: Bowdoin College, Math and Computer Science '18
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2014, 2018); Paralympic medalist (1 silver)
  • PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, silver (10km classic), 4th (1.5km sprint classic), 5th (20km free)
  • Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, 6th (20km classic style, 4x2.5km mixed relay with Tatyana McFadden), 7th (cross-country freestyle), 8th (cross-country sprint), 14th (biathlon sprint)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2014 U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Champion
Personal: Adicoff has been a cross-country skier since he was in the second grade...He was initially introduced to the sport in 2002 through the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation’s Junior Nordic Development team...Adicoff, who is legally blind after incurring chicken pox in utero, has experience in both alpine and Nordic skiing...Adicoff has spent most of his competitive career racing in an able-bodied field, having competed in two junior national championships in 2011 and 2013. It wasn’t until the made the 2013-14 U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Team that he fully shifted his focus to Sochi and the Paralympic Winter Games...He is a recipient of the 2011 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Dave Quinn Award, which honors athletes who exemplify the ideals of cross-country skiing, including a love of the sport, a strong work ethic, and overcoming hardship...Son of Sam Adicoff and Sue Conner...Has one brother, Willie...Hobbies include hiking, pottery and thrift store shopping.