Shield Sales Specialist/Customer Service Representative
Ben has been passionate about the outdoors for as long as he can remember. While still in high school, he began guiding and instructing outdoor activities professionally. Ben has guided and instructed rock climbing, backpacking, winter camping, snowboarding and more but his true passion is whitewater. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with bachelors’ degrees in both Outdoor Education and Business Administration, he spent the next several years working as a manager for Zoar Outdoor where he taught whitewater kayaking, canoeing and swiftwater rescue during the summer. His winters were spent chasing powder in Big Sky, Montana. Deciding to live a less nomadic lifestyle, Ben brings the experience he gained as an outdoor guide to NEMO Equipment. He continues to remain active in the outdoors as a sponsored kayaker and during his free time, can often be found paddling down the class V creeks of New England during the summer and snowboarding during the winter.