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FlowVision™ Rider Spotlight: Ben Kelley

FlowVision™ Rider Spotlight: Ben Kelley

Ben Kelley

 

Date of birth: 05/30/96


Hometown: Harwinton, CT


Residence: Conover, NC

 

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Classes Raced: GNCC XC2 and NEPG Pro1

 

Years riding: 16


Years racing: 14


Sponsors: 

KTM USA, Trail Jesters, FMF, Troy Lee Designs,  FlowVision, Alpinestars. 

 

Best Family memory from racing? 

My first Local pro race win in May of 2013 at the NETRA Nutmeg state harescramble. My mom, dad, and sister were all there to celebrate it with me. 

 

What is it about dirt bikes that you love? The feeling you get when you are riding and everything is going right is an unbelievable one. It’s hard to explain. You have to experience it to understand. Anytime I’m out riding I have a smile on. On top of riding, the people I have been able to meet from all around the world because of dirt bikes is something I will always appreciate. I would never have met so many great people if it wasn’t for dirt bikes. 

 

What does it mean to not give up? 

It means a lot to me to never give up and never take the easy way out in all aspects of life. When it comes to racing, know matter how bad I feel, whether it be from an injury or being sick. I always give it my all to finish the race. I don’t care how slow I am going or what place I am in. I give it all I have to cross the finish with the checkered flag flying.


Favorite track 

Unadilla GNCC