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Ben Peeples

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    6' 2"



    Hometown: Brighton, Colorado
    Birthdate: 7/01/1998
    Discipline: Canoe Slalom, C1
    Height: 6' 2"
    Education: Peak to Peak Charter School
    Club: Team Colorado Whitewater Racing Club

    Career Highlights:
    • 2015 U.S. Junior National Team Trials: 4th in C1
    • 2015 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior & U23 World Championships: 40th in C1
    • 2014 U.S. Junior and U-23 National Team Trials: 3rd in C1 and 6th in K1

    How you got into the sport: One of my friends convinced me to try kayaking. I loved it, and the rest is history.
    Hobbies: Violin, Speech and Debate
    Favorite Quote: “When you stare long into the abyss, the abyss stares also into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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