Prior to his runner-up finish at the Lake Champlain FLW Tour over the weekend, Eric Jackson hadn't accomplished much of note in four seasons on the circuit. His status in the kayaking realm, though, is an entirely different story.
The 55-year-old owner of Jackson Kayak is a Rick Clunn-like figure in that sport. He's a three-time world champion and has been a member of Team USA more than two dozen times since the late 1980s.
To read a recent feature article about him in Outside Magazine, click here.