Jacob McCarthy from Edina, Minnesota is a freshman at Colorado University in Boulder. Jacob started snowboarding at the age of eight and is a five time USASA National Champion. He has represented the United States at the FIS Junior World Championships in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Jacob will be competing on the NorAm Circuit while attending college and hopes to represent the United States again this year at the 2020 Junior World Championships. Jacob is very appreciative, excited, and honored to be on Team Swany.