Chris Jacobs, a
triple medalist at the 1988 Olympics Games in Seoul, Korea, carried
home Gold Medals awarded in both the 400m medley and free relays and
Silver in the individual 100m free. Growing up in NJ, Chris attended
Livingston’s Newark Academy, where he set a National Record in the 200m
freestyle, becoming a 12-time Prep School All-American and National Prep
School Champion. Chris went on to captain the varsity swim team at the
University of TX, where he was a 25-time NCAA Division I All-American
and the member of many record-setting relays.
involved is important to Chris, who continues his passion for swimming
as a clinician for top NYC clubs. Since 1990, Chris has worked in the
financial services industry and is currently employed by JP Morgan Chase
as a trader specializing in distressed bank debt. Chris is the proud
father of four: Elizabeth and triplets Ian, Patrick and Margaret.
As a participant in eight events, Chris also sits on the Board of Directors for Swim Across America