Southern Design Junior Athlete of the Year Finalist

At 22 years of age, Ben Tudhope is regarded as one of the fiercest snowboard cross Para athletes in the world. He was the Snow Australia ‘Paralympic Athlete of the Year’ and the Paralympics Australia ‘Paralympic Athlete of the Year’ in 2022.

At his third Paralympics in Beijing, he won a bronze medal in the snowboard cross SB-LL2, co-captained the Australian team and was the nation’s flag bearer at the Closing Ceremony.

Ben won the 2022 Crystal Globe as the overall men’s snowboard cross SB-LL2 season champion and the overall Crystal Globe as the most successful para snowboard athlete across all disciplines.

He also achieved two world championship medals including a silver medal in the men’s snowboard cross SB-LL2 and a bronze in banked slalom.

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