Robert Jacob "Jake" Arnold is a decathlete from the United States. He represented the United States in the decathlon at the 2007 and 2009 World Championships ranking 13th and 24th respectively. He became the first athlete to win back-to-back NCAA decathlon titles in over twenty years after winning the event in both 2006 and 2007. His personal best in the decathlon is 8253 points, while his indoor heptathlon best is 5909 points.
About Jake Arnold
Professional track and field athlete specializing in the decathlon who became the US National Champion in 2010. In 2006 and 2007, he was the NCAA champion in the decathlon.
He attended Maria Carrillo High School in his hometown of Santa Rosa, California.
In 2007, he became the first decathlete in more than twenty years to win back-to-back NCAA titles.
His father, Joseph, was an Olympic triple jumper.
He and Woody Strode are both famous decathletes from California.
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- Sportspeople from Santa Rosa, California
- American male decathletes
- University of Arizona alumni