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Ben
Heldman

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Name: Ben Heldman
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Hometown: Toronto, ON
Residence: Toronto, ON
Stance: Regular
Sponsors: Artform
 
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Rider Bio

Why do you snowboard? I love the speed, competitiveness and commitment it takes. There is always room to improve and be faster so it keeps me very busy year round. 

 

Favourite places to ride. Dolomites 

Favourite Food.  Tacos or Pizza 

Future job - Top 3 choices.  National Team coach, physical trainer for athletes or motivational speaker

Life Goals - Top 3 goals.  Compete at the Olympic Games, become fluent in another language, and visit every continent (including antarctica!) 

Why do you snowboard? I love the speed, competitiveness and commitment it takes. There is always room to improve and be faster so it keeps me very busy year round. 

Favourite event and why?  World Cup races because I feel I am truly tested mentally, physically and emotionally.

Best result ever and why? The best result of my career so far is my 5th place at the Jr. World Championships in Krasnoyarsk, Russia because it is a huge international event with a very high level of competition. 

Favourite item to travel with?  My headphones and my neck pillow. 

If you didn’t do the discipline you do, which would you choose next and why? If Snowboard racing didn’t exist I would switch over to downhill ski racing. 

Best friend to ride with?  Everyone, I just like to ride 

Favourite resort? Kronplatz, Italy 

Best resort no one knows about? Alpine Ski Club, Ontario 

Thing that everyone else loves and you hate. Desserts/ sweets 

If you were not a snowboarder what would you be? An athlete in a different sport.

 

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