Benjamin was Jamaica's first ever Olympic alpine ski racer, competing in the 2022 Beijing Games. A champion for diversity in winter sports, he's now mentoring and supporting the next generation of athletes to follow in his footsteps.
Outside is for Everyone!
Balance is always a struggle for me and often something I only find when I zoom out and look at life in longer timeframes. My life is often obsessively focused, but over the course of several months those goals and projects create a natural balance.
I'm a big fan of hearing nature when I'm outside but I do have a cheesy 80's ballad to pump me up: No Easy Way Out - Robert Tepper. From one of the Rocky movies, of course
Find a friend who can help you get started—most of these equipment-heavy sports are incredibly complicated to get started. Having a friend who knows the ropes (literally) can be a godsend and save you time, money and lots of mistakes.