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Gus Kenworthy


Age: 22

Hometown: Telluride, CO

AFP Overall Champion the past three years running, Gus Kenworthy is one of few professional skiers to excel across three disciplines: slopestyle, halfpipe and big air. Often regarded as one of the most technically sound skiers on the competition circuit, Gus took home an eighth place finish in slopestyle at the New Zealand Winter Games, fifth place in slopestyle and fourth place in halfpipe at The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand in the fall of 2013. To further prepare him for Olympic qualifying events including Winter Dew Tour and Grand Prix events, Kenworthy logged abundant time in the world-class terrain parks of Breckenridge, Keystone and Copper, all of which were open for business this season since early November.

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