He started his endurance sport journey running cross country in grade school, but didn’t start training until late in secondary school.
While studying at The University of Guelph, Jackson began to focus on Triathlon and joined team LPC. James Loaring is Jackson’s coach, and they are in their seventh year of working together, James has played a critical role in Jackson's development as well as his turning professional in 2014.
Jackson is a 70.3 specialist who has earned the respect of fans and peers as one of the best all arounders on the circuit. He is a threat to win every time he toes the line, with 2 Ironman 70.3 Victories and 10 podiums since 2018 alone. Despite a serious bike crash at the 2019 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, requiring 2 surgeries, he has returned to form with a win and a 70.3 podium in 2020.
Jackson has gained a substantial following from consistently producing quality training, racing, and lifestyle content on his social media. He has upped his game in 2020, becoming a co-host of The Real Triathlon Podcast, and co-race directing the inaugural Canadian Pro Triathlon Championship.
Ironman 70.3 Wins
Ironman 70.3 Podiums
Run Course Record: Santa Rosa Ironman 70.3 (1:10:46)