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11/13/2017 11:48AM ● By Alesha Damerville

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS-The 2018 Olympics are just around the corner. Olympic hopefuls made time for a q&a break with the staff at Steamboat Magazine. 
On this edition of One Question, Ben Berend discusses his eating habits.  


Favorite food to eat before a competition? Or what is your diet like?
I eat a ton of oatmeal. I probably eat oatmeal twice a day. I make a massive Tupperware of oatmeal with peanut butter, honey, and banana. It's like 2000 calories. Or I eat oatmeal and I crush it after I compete. I don't like to eat it before I jump, but definitely after. Everyone else eats lighter. No one gets how I can eat that much oatmeal, but it's the only thing I can eat.

For more on Olympic hopefuls, look for Steamboat Magazine Olympian Edition hits stands in January.