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.