Benjamin de Wit

de Wit

2019 National Team Athlete

  • ProgramMen's Open
  • Club AffiliationUniversity of British Columbia Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthSeptember 27, 1989
  • HometownPort Alice, BC

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2018
  • Club AffiliationUniversity of British Columbia Rowing Club
  • Current CoachDick Tonks
  • First Rowed2009, University of British Columbia Novice Rowing Program
  • First CoachChris Kemppainen

Fun Facts


Ballroom and Latin dancing


Year Event Class Position
2019World Cup 2M8+3rd
World ChampionshipsM8+8th
2018World Cup 3M8+6th
World ChampionshipsM8+8th
2016World ChampionshipsM2+2nd
2011World U23 ChampionshipsBM2-15th
Pan American GamesM8+2nd
  • Government of Canada
  • Canadian Olympic Team
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Own the Podium
  • Canadian Sport Institute
  • Concept 2
  • Filippi
  • Filippi Canada
  • RegattaCentral
  • Hudson Boat Works
  • Regatta Sport
  • Yamaha Power Equipment