Ben Kinsella

Northbrook, IL
© John Webster
Name Ben Kinsella
Country US
Hometown Northbrook, IL
Current Residence Gold Bar, WA
Age 33
Years Paddling 22
What is the best country to travel to right now for kayaking?
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.
Stohlquist Drysuits, Werner Paddles, Dagger Kayaks