Snowboard world champion Mike Jacoby recovering from bike accident

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 12, 2010 3:12 pm

Two-time FIS World Champion snowboarder (1996 and 1997) and snowboard pioneer Mike Jacoby suffered a head injury and broken jaw while mountain biking this past Friday in Hood River, OR.

He was found unconscious and was flown to Oregon Health & Science University in Portand, OR. Officials list Jacoby in serious condition.

Jacoby was a member of the inaugural Olympic Snowboard team in 1998, where he competed in Giant Slalom at the games held in Nagano, Japan.