Eric JACKSON (USA)

USUnited States
Age:
58 years
Federation:
AMERICAN CANOE ASSOCIATION (ACA)
Eric JACKSON

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
EJ
BIOGRAPHY
USA Slalom Team- 1989-1998 Competed in Slalom World Championships- Nottingham- 1995 USA Slalom Team- 2021, 2022- Extreme Slalom
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
"1993- First 1995- 15th 1997- 2nd 1998-4th 1999- 9th 2000- 1st 2001- 1st 2002- 5th 2003-4th 2004- 1st 2005-1st 2006- 1st 2007-1st 2008-5th 2009-2nd 2011- 11th 2013-8th 2017- 15th"
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Rock Island, TN
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Rock Island, TN
OCCUPATION
Athlete
OCCUPATION
Maker of Kayaks for people who really love kayaking.
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I always liked doing tricks in my kayak. I started freestyle in 1980
HOBBIES
Fishing
NAME OF COACH
Kristine Jackson
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Making the USA Team in 2017. 4 World Championship Wins, 2 Pre-World Wins, and 1 World Cup win. 
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Taught my kids to roll and do some tricks. Still having a great time after all of these years. Helped shape the sport with kayak designs and moves.
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Rock Island Hole- difficult, big, fun, and beautiful
FAVOURITE FOOD
McDonalds
AMBITIONS
Keeping having fun on the water!
OTHER INFORMATION
Favourite movie - Pulp Fiction
OTHER INFORMATION
Sponsors - Jackson Kayak, Nissan, Dickies, GoPro, Kokatat