Name: Benjamin Thornock
Discipline(s): Short Track Speedskating
Height: 5'8"
DOB: 12/22/1997
Hometown: Taylorsville, UT
College: Brigham Young University
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020-2021 Short Track National Team
  • 2017 World Junior Short Track Team
  • 2016 World Junior Short Track Team
  • 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials
Personal: Start speedskating at 11 years old...Lives close to the Utah Olympic Oval, so thought he'd try speedskating...Also involved in football, basketball, soccer, karate, gymnastics, track & field and wrestling...Sports Idol: Apolo Ohno...Served a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan...Favorite quote : "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard." --Kevin Durrant...Good at video editing and Ultimate Frisbee