Show NotesJacob and I talk about what it's like to go over 100 mph (160 kph) on two skies, how he trains, what he eats and how he maintains his discipline to train as a speed skier while working a full time job.
About Jacob Perkins Jacob Perkins recently placed in the 2022 FIS World Cup. He is sponsored by ski manufacturer Atomic and ski wax and tuning manufacturer Swix. He relies heavily on his background in manufacturing and engineering for innovation in the sport of speed skiing where not only the athlete, but equipment can be a deciding factor of winning and losing.?
By day Jacob is a Manufacturing Engineer for Amatrol Inc. Amatrol Inc is a global leader in technical education and training for industry, community colleges, and technical colleges. Jacob played Division 1 tennis for Wright State University and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUe) and competed on ITF and UTR Pro Tennis circuit. He is an active member in the community and helps with Habitat for Humanity, Optimist Club, IUS tennis, 1SI, Y1SI, and Metro Manufacturing Alliance.
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Jacob received his Masters in Industrial Systems Engineering from Wright State University and his Undergrad in Mechanical Engineering from Wright State University. ?He is a certified ISO 9001 internal auditor and Purdue MEP Six Sigma Black Belt.
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