Athlete Profiles: Ben Saxton

Raised in the Midwest, Ben Saxton has a natural affinity to all foods cheesy. Ben came to SMS as a post-graduate athlete after breaking onto the international race scene as an elite sprint racer in 2013. Ben has been part of the Elite Team for 3 years.

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AGE: 23

HOMETOWN: Lakeville Minnesota

FAVORITE SONG: I could never decide! Right now I’m listening to a lot of Red Hot Chili Peppers

LEAST FAVORITE FOOD: I’m not the worlds biggest fan of Mushrooms.

BEST TRAINING LOCALE: Stratton Mountain Vermont

FAVORITE RACE VENUE: Theodore Wirth Park Minneapolis MN

NOTABLE RESULTS: 2nd place 2014 US Nationals Skate Sprint, 2nd place 2014 SuperTour Finals Classic Sprint, 11th place 2013 WJC Classic Sprint, member of past WJ and U23 Championship teams

IF YOU WEREN’T A SKIER, YOU WOULD: Fight Crime, be a Chef, and make movies

SOMETHING YOU DO EVERY DAY: Write down a great story from the day.

CATS OR DOGS? Dogs, it’s not even close.

FAV SMS T2 MEMORY: Spending every day with my best friends. Also eating. A lot of eating.

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