Ben has been climbing and competing since 2011 and is a former member of the Stone Summit Climbing Team. He earned a spot on the US Team in 2016, competing in China later that year at Youth Worlds. He was the Collegiate National Speed Champion in 2017 and is an Evolv sponsored athlete.
He is currently pursuing a degree in Industrial Design at Georgia Tech, and coaches the team as much as possible in his spare time. Ben hopes to share his competition climbing background and speed climbing experience with the team.