"My favorite career memory, so far, is 2019 World Juniors."
7 Things You Didn't Know About Ben Ritchie
- 1. Ben moved from the the Alpine D Team to the B Team for the 2019-20 season following an impressive 2019 season.
- 2. He was a part of the Junior World Championships team who grabbed second place at the Team Event in 2019 at Val di Fassa, ITA, along with teammates Katie Hensien, AJ Hurt, and River Radamus.
- 3. He had his first NorAm slalom victory, which earned him his first World Cup start - at Wengen, Switzerland - in 2019.
- 4. Ben was ranked third in the 2019 NorAM slalom standings.
- 5. When he's not skiing, he likes to bike, play basketball, and play PS4.
- 6. Ben's favorite athletes are Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant.
- 7. Outside of skiing, Ben volunteers for Golden Huggs Rescue, which is an organization in New England that finds homes for stray dogs.
First World Cup Start, SL, Wengen, SUI, 2019 • First WCSL Points, 13th, SL, Cortina d'Ampezzo, ITA, 2021
Junior World Championships
Teams: 2019, 2021 • 1st, SL, Bansko, BUL, 2021 • 2nd, SL, Val di Fassa, ITA, 2019 • 2nd, TE, Val di Fassa, ITA, 2019