David Jacobs (gymnast)

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David Jacobs
Wereldkampioenschappen trampoline-springen te Amersfoort Judy Wills en David Jac, Bestanddeelnr 921-9036.jpg
David Jacobs and Judy Wills in 1968
Personal information
Country represented United States
DisciplineTrampoline gymnastics

David Jacobs is a retired American trampoline gymnast. Between 1966 and 1968 he won three world titles in the individual and synchronized trampoline events.[1]

His son, also David Jacobs (c. 1973–2008), was a personal trainer and convicted steroid dealer.[2][3]

In October 2019, Jacobs was featured on American television show Impractical Jokers.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Medalists at World Championships. usagym.org
  2. ^ Dave Jacobs' steroid distribution ring was one of the largest in U.S.. getbig.com (April 24, 2008)
  3. ^ Shaun Assael. The David Jacobs Story. sports.espn.go.com
  4. ^ Impractical Jokers - Q Meets a Living Legend | truTV (Television production). TruTV. 7 October 2019.