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Ambassadors

Our ambassadors represent the pinnacle of their respective fields, setting new standards and inspiring the next generation with their passion, dedication, and talent.

Valentino Guseli

Valentino Guseli

Valentino Guseli, a highly regarded young talent from Australia, has made a significant impact globally. At just 16, he debuted at the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, finishing an impressive 6th in the star-studded men’s halfpipe final. He made a spectacular World Cup debut in January 2021, leading the field in qualifying for the finals. In March 2021, Guseli set the record for the biggest ever air out of a halfpipe, boosting an incredible 7.3 metres above the coping in Laax, Switzerland, breaking the previous record of 7 metres set by the legendary Shaun White in 2010.

Guseli had a number of promising results in the 2021-2022 season, starting off with a sixth place finish at the Dew Tour in Copper Mountain, USA, and then a personal best World Cup finish of fifth in Laax, Switzerland. Guseli was invited to make his debut at the X-Games in Aspen, USA, finishing in sixth place. Valentino also holds his own in Slopestyle division, finishing the World Cup 2022 season with 2 podiums. When he is not training and competing overseas, Valentino loves surfing, playing music and hanging at home with his family and doggo on the NSW Far South Coast.

Josie Baff

Josie Baff is an Australian snowboard cross racer. Josie has grown up in Jindabyne, the heart of the snow mountains where her love for snowsports was born. Her most notable achievements are becoming Youth Olympic Champion in 2020, and more recently completing her first World Cup season with 3 top 10 finishes, being named rookie of the year 2021/2022 and debuting at her first Olympic Games in Beijing 2022.

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Ben Tudhope

Three-time Paralympic Snowboarder and Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games Bronze Medallist. As Co-Captain of the Australian Team for Beijing Ben was chosen as the Australian Flag-Bearer fo the Closing Ceremony.

At 14 Ben became the worlds youngest event Winter Olympian Paralympic Games and again in Beijing. Ben was born with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, affecting coordination and muscle movement on he left side of his body. Ben has always found a way to overcome setbacks. He is now competing in the most challenging category in his sport – below the knee disability – and is one of the most naturally talented boarders on tour.

Lydia Lassila

Freestyle aerial skier Lydia Lassila is one of Australia’s Winter Olympic Greats having competed at 5 consecutive Winter Olympics – a feat no woman or man has accomplished before. As an Olympic Gold & Bronze medalist and trailblazer in her sport, Lydia was the first woman ever to perform a quad-twisting-triple somersault on snow.

Honoured throughout her career, some of her accolades include; winner of the Don award, Athlete of the Year by the Australian Institute of Sport, Ski and Snowboard Australia Athlete of the Year and the Order of Australia Medal. Lydia’s auto-biography called “The Will to Fly” has also been released as a remarkable documentary which Lydia also stars in.

Nate Johnstone

Nathan ‘Nate’ Johnstone, was 2 weeks out from the 2010 Winter Olympics when he has to pull out due to an ankle injury. Determined to realise his Olympic dream Nate bounced back to win the 2011 World Snowboard Halfpipe Championships, making him the first Australian to do so. In the same year he also won the FIS World Cup Crystal Globe for Halfpipe and the overall Freestyle Crystal Globe. At Sochi 2014, he made his Olympic debut, finishing 13th overall. In PyeongChang, Nate faced challenges with changing wind conditions and finished 22nd. Besides snowboarding, Nate enjoys his life in Sydney’s Northern Beaches with his wife and 2 children while working as a full-time carpenter.

Blakey Johnston

Blakey Johnston etched his name in surfing history by breaking the world’s longest surfing record of 40 hours and with unwavering focus, defying the limits of human endurance and pushing the boundaries of the sport.

Blake is a professional surf coach, director of Cronulla Surfing Academy and endurance athlete with a unique approach to sport and life. Dedicating his life to the ocean, high performance, and the sport he loves,

Blakey is now sharing his wealth of experience and unique insights through presentations for schools, sports groups and corporations. He captivates and inspires the audience as he speaks of mental health and the art of thriving through adversity.

Simon Williams

Simon Williams founded MAPP Life – a world leading mindset organisation focused on Motivation & Performance. As a professional athlete and a member of the AIS, NSWIS and Australian Cricket Academy for over a decade, Simon performed alongside and against the best athletes on the planet!

His world wide experience and education has forged a twenty-year commitment to human performance, mindset and coaching. Simon combines human connection with research and certified strategies to provide life-changing mindsetand performance outcomes for all his clients.

Kada Miller

Kada Miller is an accomplished singer, published author (The Essence of You and Me), producer & star of award winning documentary (You and Me) and a Motivational Speaker sharing tools & experience in overcoming challenging times.

Kada and her husband Barney Miller have taken a 15 year quest of healing & purpose. At age 20, Barney was the passenger in a car accident in 1999 which broke his neck, paralysing him from the chest down diagnosing him a quadriplegic.

Together the have challenged the system & belief patterns in mind, body & spirit to find the world’s leading professionals in regenerative healing & human performance, giving them a front row seat into what the human body is capable of.

Miff Rennie

Miff is a professional skier and active environmentalist. She uses her rising profile to inspire young women in sports and champion environmental solutions. Miff is also an Olympic Games Commentator, Presenter and hosted the Channel 7 Tik Tok show during the 2022 Winter Olympics and the Chumpy Pullin Foundation Podcast series. Miff has been competing on the world stage since she was 13 with podiums in World Cup Qualifying events, youth olympic grams and more.

Cooper Chapman

Cooper is inspiring people all around the world to improve their wellbeing by finding their purpose through connecting with their values.Traveling the world as a professional surfer for the last 10 years has afforded Cooper countless opportunities but it also allowed him an insight into a very common thread.

From his own experience of trying to achieve that balance regarding his own mental health, he realised that this was the same for many others. Alarmed at the rise in suicide rates, especially among the youth, Cooper decided he wanted to make a difference and at that moment The Good Human Factory was born. He looks to inspire a positive and balanced life focusing on gratitude, mindfulness, responsibility, kindness and empathy.