Ben is the Stellar USA Team National Technical Rep and general Paddling GURU! He has competed all over the world in a variety of disciplines including sprint, sea kayak, marathon canoe and kayak, outrigger, surf ski and wild-water events (as part of the US National Wild-water Team) and even slalom and rodeo. His races include the Dusi, Adige and Cesky Krumlov marathons, monthly local derbies, the Blackburn and the General Clinton just to name a few.
Ben is a coveted instructor and presenter. He teaches and travels extensively in North and South America, South Africa, Europe and Asia. He is a regular lecturer and coach at the National American Canoe Association (ACA) Conference and has presented and coached at ACA Europe Conference and National Whitewater Symposium.