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Hi I'm Ben Dold.

I love mt. biking and the outdoors. I'm a missionary in Alaska. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Reno Nevada. I love mt. biking, snowboarding, longboarding, wakeboarding, running, hiking, photography, rock climbing and almost anything else outdoors. My favorite thing to do is ride my bike. I'm a very progressive rider, I like to push my limits everytime I ride. Because of that I've become a really good rider, and I wanted to start racing in downhill competions. I was good enough that I could race with the Expert Class riders and eventually go to the Pro Class. But most of the races are on Sundays and racing demands a lot of time and commitment. I made the choice long ago to always keep the sabbath day holy. So when I had to choose between racing or the sabbath, it was easy to decide. I also needed that time for more important things, like preparing for a mission. Nothing is more important than the gospel, no matter how much fun it is. I still ride a lot and even if I can't race I always try to increase in the talent I've been given. However, I've decided to give up my riding for two years and I'm now serving a mission in Alaska.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know it's true and I've seen the blessings it brings. It makes life so easy when I do what is right. It may not be easy to do what's right all the time, but it's always better in the end. Everything in the gospel makes sense to me and I love the simplisity of it. It can be taught at a childs level and yet there is so much that we can learn from it. I'm always learning more and the more I learn, the more I know it's true.

How I live my faith

The Gospel is my life. We are taught how to live and it's so easy to just do what is right. Even though it may not seem easy at the time, it always works out in the end. I love serving as a missionary. I know the Church is true and I know what it's done for my life. It has brought me so much happiness in my life and I want to share that with as many people as I can. I would encourage all members to do the same. The Gospel is for the entire world and we need to share it.