Ben Ferguson

Ben Ferguson and a Solid Day’s Work

Ben Ferguson stands atop a giant glacial wave high above British Columbia’s Pemberton Valley. He drops and charges at the massive natural transition with confidence bred through a career atop the contest scene and a handful of top-tier video parts with Brain Farm, Absinthe, Burton and beyond. 

Although he’s only 24 years old, Ben’s been in the public eye for quite some time now. From Olympic finals to X Games podiums and heavy backcountry sessions from the Chilkat to the Tetons, the kid from Bend, OR has long since established himself as a world-class talent regardless of the venue. 

This year, on the heels of a fourth-place finish at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Ben chose a winter of backcountry sessions with his brother Gabe and friends like Sage Kotsenburg, Red Gerard and others—a season of long days on his own schedule that he’d earned from the constant grind of years past. Ben’s been enjoying every moment of living and learning in the backcountry that he can take in. They’ve been working on a project entitled Joy, a short film following these young rippers through a season well beyond contest venues…

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