|Hometown:||St. Albert, Alberta|
|High School:||Paul Kane High School|
|Major:||Physical Education/Environmental Science|
Braeden Kelly is from St. Albert Alberta and is in his third year, however this is only his second year skiing for the Augustana Vikings. He is enrolled in a bachelor of science, double majoring in kinesiology and environmental science one day hopes to become a teacher or physiotherapist. As a returning skier, Braeden is hoping to race the 55km Birkebeiner with pack for the first time.
Braeden has been on the Dean’s list from 2017-2019.
Braeden is also a returning executive on the Augustana outdoors club where he serves as vice president and manages the Augustana Climbing Wall.
When Braeden is not running or skiing on the trails you can find him studying in the library, playing guitar, biking, or playing basketball. His favorite book series is the Ranger's Apprentice series, his favorite movie is the lord of the rings franchise and his favorite food is salmon.
One of his favorite inspirational quotes is: “How fortunate we are to create our own suffering.” -Les Parsons
Braeden, is supported by his parents Pat and Monica, and brother Josh.