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Eric Jackson

Full name: Eric Jackson
Nickname(s): EJ
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: March 3, 1964 in Warren, Ohio, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Eric “EJ” Jackson competed in slalom kayak at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He never competed again at the Olympics but turned to freestyle kayaking, or playboating, at which he won the World Championship four times – in 1993, 2001, 2005, and 2007, finishing second in 2009. He was given the Everest Award in 2005 and 2007, given to the top freestyler kayaker in the world. Jackson worked for many years for canoe manufacturers as a kayak designer, but in 2003 founded his own company Jackson Kayak.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 13

Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TT T PS
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings 13 112.59
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings Run One 10 112.59 1:52.59 0
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings Run Two 14 117.04 1:52.04 5
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