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Ben Barger


Team 2 Seconds Founder and US Olympian Ben Barger

 

Benjamin “Ben” Barger is a world-class sailor, a highly successful business professional, a 2008 US Olympian and medal hopeful for the 2012 Olympics in London. He was the unofficial alternate in the 2004 Olympics and just out of the medals as a member of the 2007 Pan American Team. Ben is a seven-

Ben Barger Racing at the 2012 Olympics

time national champion in the Olympic windsurfing discipline and has placed on the podium at various world cup events. The international media, including CNN, FoxNews, Eurosport, NBC Nightly News, and NPR has spotlighted Ben as an athlete to watch in the Olympics. He has been the undefeated American in the United States since 2003 and is now making a full time push towards qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Using his sailing skills, Ben also is chairman of the ISAF Athletes Commission representing athlete’s views to the board of directors and the executive of the World Sailing Federation. He has founded Team 2 Seconds which is a sports team that is funded by Coffee Mojoe, a nutrition company which he is currently the president.

The journey to the Olympics is a community effort for Ben, working and fundraising a majority of the resources necessary to compete at the highest pinnacle. He speaks at a variety of charities and events to promote health, nutrition and “Olympism”

His journey to qualifying and ultimately medaling in London is a lifetime of pursuit and sacrifice that, through this website and his personal site www.benbarger.com will share with the masses just how thrilling it is to race amongst the worlds best.