Springwater Sports Heritage

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Ryan Jackson


Active Elite Details:

Category:  Athlete
Sport(s):  Cross Country Skiing
Position:  Participant
Sport Association(s):   
       Team Hardwood
     
 ♦  Asker Ski Club, Norway
Date of Birth:  March 11, 1997
Place of Birth:  Barrie, Ontario
Currently Residing:  Asker, Norway
Springwater Connection:  Grew up in Midhurst, Graduate of Forest Hill Public School, Eastview Secondary School and Barrie Central Collegiate.
Social Media:  Instagram:  @rjjackson97
                          Twitter:  @RjJackson27
                           Blog:   http://rjjacksonblog.blogspot.ca/

Highlights:

2018 - Canadian Senior National Bronze Medalist, Top U23 50km
2017/18 - Training and Racing in Norway
2017 - Competed at World Junior Championships, Soldier Hollow, Utah
2016/17 - Member of Junior National Ski Team
2016 - Competed at World Junior  Championships, Rasnov, Romania
2015 - Two time Silver, Two time Bronze Medalist, Nationals

Narrative:

Ryan grew up within an active family lifestyle, and was introduced to swimming and cross country skiing at a very early age.  He balanced competitive swimming and skiing until he was 16.  At that time, Ryan chose to concentrate on skiing.  Since then he has had the opportunity to travel across North America and Europe to compete.  Ryan has represented Canada twice at the World Juniors.  Ryan currently resides in Norway ( the epicenter of cross country skiing) training and racing there.  Ryan's focus currently is learning and working as hard as possible to make the jump from Junior to U23 on to the World Cup Level.

Interests:

Climbing mountains, exploring, travelling, and Netflix

Interesting Facts:

Ryan eats Quaker Dino Eggs before every race

Quotation(s):

"It never gets easier, you just go faster."

Media:

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