He had a hell of a 2015 and has more than proved his natural ability on a bike, so he’s well and truly earned his place on the Nukeproof Factory Racing Team for 2016
Irish Nation Champion, BDS Junior Champion, 3rd place overall in the Downhill World Cup Series and a World Champs Bronze medal is an amazing CV to have at the age of 18. Jacob has proven his ability to ride at the highest level and will be aiming to challenge the world’s elite racers in 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship. He joins our elite racing program racing under the Nukeproof Factory banner alongside our existing program with the CRC-Paypal factory team.
“I really happy to be a part of the Nukeproof family. I’m looking forward to the 2016 season aboard my Nukeproof pulse, I felt really comfortable on the bike the first time I ridden it she handles like a beauty, can give all the boy at Nukeproof I big pat on the back because they have made one hell of a Machine, I can not thank them enough for there help in 2016 and hopefully many years to come!”
Rob Sherratt, Nukeproof Marketing Manager:
“Seeing Jacob grow up in Belfast skate parks through to one of the hottest prospects in downhill racing, we have always kept him on our radar. As Ireland’s fastest downhill athlete, his determined attitude and speed on a bike lend him perfectly to the Nukeproof brand. We excited to start working with him as part of our product development team and helping him realise his potential in the World Cup this season.”
Jacob will be aboard the new Nukeproof Pulse with support from our key partners Sram/ Rockshox’s, Mavic, and Schwalbe.
Jacob’s Personal Sponsors: Nukeproof, Oneal, Potato Bred, East Coast Adventure, Sea Truck, Decade Europe, Ride 100%, Mud Hugger, HT Components, Slix graphics, Green Oil and JLF Designs.