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    The Jackson family holed up in their RV with their two dogs.

    The Jackson family holed up in their RV with their two dogs.

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    A kayak in the Jackson factory nearing completion. In 2006, Jackson says his company sold over 3,500 boats.

    A kayak in the Jackson factory nearing completion. In 2006, Jackson says his company sold over 3,500 boats.

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    Loading up the family RV.

    Loading up the family RV.

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    The youngest of the Jacksons, 13-year-old Dane ran his first Class IV rapid a month before his third birthday.

    The youngest of the Jacksons, 13-year-old Dane ran his first Class IV rapid a month before his third birthday.

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    Seventeen-year-old Emily Jackson won the 2005 and 2006 women's open division at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail.

    Seventeen-year-old Emily Jackson won the 2005 and 2006 women's open division at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail.

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    Three-time world champion and president of Jackson Kayak, Eric Jackson.

    Three-time world champion and president of Jackson Kayak, Eric Jackson.

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    Eric Jackson on the river.

    Eric Jackson on the river.

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    Emily hits the water.

    Emily hits the water.

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    Hitting the road.

    Hitting the road.

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    The family on the water.

    The family on the water.

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    Eric, Dane, and Emily, on their way to whitewater.

    Eric, Dane, and Emily, on their way to whitewater.

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