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Matt Jacobson (Swimming)

Duration: 04:51

Matt Jacobson, as profiled by Jennifer Matoney of South Dakota Public Broadcasting.


Jacobson, 20, is a swimmer from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is a

student at Community Campus and works at Triple Play Sports Cards. Matt

will be swimming at The National Games, but also has competed in power

lifting and shot put. He has been training for the last eight months,

one-on-one three times a week for 45 minutes a day, in addition to

group practice with other Special Olympians. His goal at Ames is to

swim his hardest, record his best time, and to have fun. Matt says his

heroes are his brothers, Andy and Mike, who will be competing at the

games in Unified Softball. Matt’s dream is to work at a fitness center.


  • Matt Jacobson (Swimming)
  • Matt Jacobson (Swimming)


Post Date: April 3, 2007