Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia
Birthplace: Rome, Georgia
College: Georgia State University
- 2008 Olympian
- 6th at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
- 4-time consecutive U.S. National Champion (2007-2010)
- 3rd in 2008 World Cup overall standings
- 13th in 2007 World Cup Rankings
- 2005 Junior Pre-Worlds Champion
- Fifth at the 2006 Junior World Championships
- First C1 boat on the Senior National Team
- 2014 U.S. Team Trials: 3rd in C2 with Scott McCleskey
- 4th place at 2012 Australian Open
- 2011 US National Slalom Team Member
- Reached the finals at 2011 Slalom World Cup No. 2, placing 7th
- Reached the semifinals at 2011 Slalom World Cup No. 3
- Placed 22nd among Men's Canoes in final 2011 ICF World Cup Standings
- 2011 National Champion in Men's Canoe. Read about it HERE.
- Family: Parents - Tom and Marsha Fraker; brother - Davis; sister - Addie...Father was a recreational kayaker and got him interested in the sport.
- Hobbies: bike riding, reading, writing, all sports, hanging out with my family
- Music in iPod: Modest Mouse, Saul Williams, Elliott Smith
- Favorite TV show: "The Office"
RECAP: 2014 USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom Team Trials
March 27, 2014
The U.S. will field a veteran squad at the World Championships, including a combined 8 Olympic appearances. Fabien Lefevre, a two-time Olympic medalist for France, will be joined on Team USA by Olympians Casey Eichfeld (2012, 2008), Rick Powell (2008), Benn Fraker (2008), Jeff Larimer (2012) and Eric Hurd (2012).
RECAP: 2013 Slalom National Championships
Oct. 02, 2013
A friendly rivalry was rekindled when two-time Olympian Casey Eichfeld battled with 2008 Olympian Benn Fraker in both men’s C-1 and C-2. Eichfeld won the single canoe class while Fraker won the doubles canoe final with veteran paddler Scott McCleskey.
Five 2012 U.S. Olympians Named in Wales
June 07, 2012
Add two more athletes and one final boat to the nominees for 2012 U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak Team. Eric Hurd (Woodstock, Ga.) and Jeff Larimer (Marietta, Ga.) reached the Men’s Double Canoe (C-2) Final Sunday, where they finished 9th.
'12 Things ... you might not know about Canoe/Kayak
Paul D. Bowker April 13, 2012
With this weekend's Trials coverage, find out more about the thrilling sport