Emily Jackson (USA)

Emily Jackson (USA)

USUnited States
Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
13 March 1990
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Nick, son Tucker, daughter Parker
Residence
United States
Occupation
Athlete, Businessperson
Languages
English

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
EmJ, EJ2, ET (jacksonkayak.com, 08 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Having fun and enjoying yourself on the water is really a competitive edge." (canoekayak.com, 13 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours
She was a nominee for the 2015 Sportswoman of the Year at the World Paddle Awards. (worldpaddleawards.com, 30 Oct 2015)
Famous relatives
Her father Eric is a former world champion freestyle paddler. Her brother Dane and husband Nick have competed in kayaking at a national level. (canoekayak.com, 13 Jun 2016)
Other information
FAMILY BUSINESS
She is a team manager at the family kayak business and team, Jackson Kayak. (canoekayak.com, 13 Jun 2016)

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport?
"My father was a 1992 Olympian, grew up in an RV paddling around the US and Canada."
Club / Team
Jackson Kayak: United States

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World CupK12 September 20122012Women56Latest resultBest result
World CupK16 July 20082008Women31Best result