Ben Staley

Ben Staley

Hometown: Silverthorne, Colorado.

What type of paddler are you? Expedition, Whitewater, Flatwater, Ocean.

Where is your favorite place to SUP? Dillon Dam to Green Mountain Canyon on the Blue River near Heeney,  Colorado.

What board are you riding? Carbon Playa.

Tell us about your favorite paddling experience: Paddling for 5 days and 72 miles on the Yampa River through Yampa Canyon in Dinosaur National Monument. This was my first big water, multi-day SUP trip...with all the sides hikes and waterfalls, and petroglyphs one could want.

What do you do when you are not paddling? Ski in the backcountry or rock climb.