Ben Kinsella

Northbrook, IL
© John Webster
Name Ben Kinsella
Country US
Hometown Northbrook, IL
Current Residence Gold Bar, WA
Age 31
Years Paddling 21
What is the best country to travel to right now for kayaking?
Canada
Do you have any pre-kayaking rituals?
Check for safety gear, and float bags. Maybe a splash of the face and WOOOH!
One strange thing that I am really good at…
Pretty good at walking on my hands.
Why should the Trick Force (top ten last year) pick you to race Jake’s?
OH geez, shoot, I don’t know. Because I have myriad experiences on difficult WW. I bring a lot of good positive energy to events, and am a good competitor.
What is your favorite part of the North Fork Payette?
The people (And Steepness)
Never have I ever…
had a menage a trois.
What is one word or phrase you want associated with your name?
Stoked to be out here.
 Sponsors
Stohlquist Drysuits, Werner Paddles, Dagger Kayaks