11-time European Longboard Champion and founder of Skindog Surfboards, Ben has an infectious can do attitude towards life, juggling family, business and competitions. Finishing fifth in the world at the 2016 Jeep Men’s World Longboard Championship, Ben started surfing at three years old and was competing before he reached ten. Ben’s path to surfing has incorporated both national and international competitions, global brand sponsorship, ambassador programmes and not forgetting his world class shaping which certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed. In 2016 Ben scooped his first front page, featuring on the cover of one of the world’s best surfing publications, Carve Magazine.
You can find out more about Ben by visiting www.benskinner.surf