Extra, extra, read all about it…. #104 turns Semi Pro at the 2010 Duluth Nationals. His first official try out for winter X games. What an unbelievable weekend it was with Ben qualifying front row in a semi pro final the first weekend out. Amongst many factory riders running out of huge support trailers this young privateer is knocking on…. Scroll down for more.
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2011 Eagle River Wisconsin
104 took a 6th in Semi Pro final & a 9th in Pro final. Click here for…Eagle River World Championship Snowmobile Derby
Name: Ben Lindbom
Birth Date: 04-12-91
Height: 6’ 3”
Hometown: Central, MN.
Family: Single, Parents David & Susan, Sister Amanda
Off Season Occupation: Student
Training: Weights, Running, Moto-X, BMX
First Snowmobile Race: 2005 Park X Second place on a Polaris Trail Sled Age 13
Career Highlights: 2007 Eagle Scout, Regional Semi Pro / 2009 First place sweeps of both sport super stock classes at Canterbury Nationals… Shakopee MN. Several double podium weekend appearances in semi pro regional & sport national classes 2010. Full page feature story in Boys Life magazine January 2010 issue going out to 8.6 million subscribers. Patriot Racing Pro emerges onto the scene with the team 2011.
2005-06 Junior 14-15 Finished 7th season points, Eagle River World Ice Racing Championship – 2nd place in the Junior 14-15 Snocross Event, Junior 14-15 Finished 3rd season points, Novice Open Finished 2nd
2006-07 Consistently in top five positions. Captures his first win in a final. Junior class.
Semi Pro / Eagle Scout / Age 16
2007-08 Enters semi pro arena at regional level qualifying for all finals. Achieves prestigious Eagle Scout award with Boy Scouts of America, age 16.
2008-09 Three podium appearances at nationals, 8th & 9th over all season points. Sport Super Stock / Semi Pro @ regionals.
2009-10 Four podium appearances at nationals (three 1st, one 3rd), 4th & 5th over all season points. Sport Super Stock. Fourth place finish in dash for cash race with pro’s at Garrison MN. Receives nationwide attention on a full page BSA feature article in “Boys Life” magazine that combines his Eagle Scout achievement with snocross racing going out to 8.6 million subscribers. Press attention grows significantly this season. Racing Semi Pro @ Regionals, 5th place overall season points. See the all new 2010 season update as you continue to scroll through to bottom.
Season Goals: Continue to get strong, make all finals, top three finals
Hobbies: Bicycle’s, IPOD, Wrenching on sled.
Favorite Movie: Don’t have much time for TV
What’s on your IPOD play list: Breaking Benjamin / Lincoln Park / Machine 22 / Saving Abel / Theory of a Deadman / Stoked Beyond Boredom
One possession if stranded on an island: A snowmobile…to water skip back to sno-X track in time for podium finish.
Best place on Earth: Where there is snow.
Who is in your regular crew: Mom Dad Sister Lon Tesch, Paul Tesch, Brian Schoenrock, Robbie Hunter Mike Bristow Matt Bristow & all the great fans who regularly find the team trailer in the pits.
First race ever entered was hill cross at Park X with Polaris
trail sled. Second place! 2004 Trail sled barely made it through
the weekend. Went out & bought first racing sled to compete.
2005-’06 WPSA Regional level / Ski Doo
First year racing ever, Junior 14-15 Finished 7th Season Points
Novice Stock 17th Season Points, attended 6 of 8 races
Eagle River World Ice Racing Championship
Finished 2nd Place in Finals, Junior 14-15 Sno-Cross Event
2006-’07 WPSA Regional level / Ski Doo
Junior 14-15 Finished 3rd Season Points
Novice Open Finished 2d Season Points
Sport Stock Finished 6th Season Points
Consistently in top five positions making all finals.
Eagle Board of Review
2007-’08 WPSA Regional level / Ski Doo
Semi Pro Super Stock Finished 19th after attending 8 of 10 races
Semi Pro Stock Combined Finished 15th attending 3 of 7 races
Consistently in top three positions making all finals at regional level &
2008-’09 ISOC Regional & National / Polaris
Three podium appearances at nationals, 8th / 9th season points.
Sport Super Stock #1
Sport Super Stock #2