Within just two years of its first kayak sale in 2004, Jackson Kayak established sales bulkheads on five continents. Since then, the company has made many more distributor partnerships in countries around Europe, Asia and South America.
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Artificial parks like the one at Holtwood Dam have been building credibility in the paddling community over the past few years because of these substantial benefits, and by now have popped up in communities all across the country.
The recently created REEB ranch was a perfect venue for this event. Flanking DuPont State Forest, this property was graced by the brightest minds in dirt trail building, and the result really is something out of a daydream… some of the biggest jumps ever hit or witnessed in BMX riding.
One commentator pointed out that while states in some parts of the nation are experiencing droughts so severe that they are considering desalinization of ocean water, it is morally wrong to even think about pumping on average three million gallons of water into a well site that will be not only wasted, but will be rendered toxic by the process.