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Benjamin Alexander

Ski Racer, Travel Nut, Backgammon and Pool Shark  Image
Hometown London, England
Current Town Between NYC and Jackson Hole

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.

Which of Stio's values personally align to you?

Outside is for Everyone!

How do you create balance in your daily life?

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.

What is a bucket list activity you have yet to do or a place that you have yet to go?


What is your go-to workout music?

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

What is a piece of advice you would give to someone who wants to pursue a life of mountain sports and adventures?

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.