emily jakob

Date of birth: November 16th, 1995
Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
Years racing: 3
Strengths on the course: swimming and running
Goals for 2019: an age group win at Ironman Lake Placid, to race at Kona, a Jamestown Olympic Triathlon overall podium
Height: 5'1" (on a good day)
Favorite Race Moment: 2018 Raleigh 70.3, coming into the finish and seeing my coach, Adam Otstot, yelling to me that I am first in my age group
Favorite Post-Race Food: A large burger and fries
Favorite thing when not swimming, biking, or running: walking my two dogs in Colonial Williamsburg (when I'm actually in the area), exploring (even if it is just poking around some shops in a local downtown area), listening to live music
Occupation: I'm currently pursuing a Master's degree in Sports Psychology at Springfield College in Massachusetts, as well working as a graduate assistant in the school's Graduate Admissions Office.
Favorite food: peanut butter with basically anything: apples, bananas, carrots, oatmeal, dark chocolate…