Ben Collins is a professional triathlete from the United States who understands the value of technology in training first-hand. A self-proclaimed data geek, Ben relies heavily on data to optimize his performance. Now focusing on Olympic Distance Non-Drafting Triathlon, Ben has also spent time competing in ITU, draft-legal triathlon as part of the US National Team. A Seattle Native, Ben attended college in New York City at Columbia University, then lived in Honolulu where he started racing triathlon at the age of 22. As an up and coming professional, Ben has trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, and is now based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. In 2007 Ben won the Amateur World Championships in Hamburg, Germany. Since turning pro, he has raced for K-Swiss, Garmin and Hincapie. Keep an eye out for Ben in the Toyota Cup Series, the 5150 Series, and half-ironman events.