Jossi Wells

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Wanaka, NZL NZLBorn: 05/18/90

About Jossi

Jossi is a five-time X Games medalist from three different disciplines: Big Air (2012 bronze), SuperPipe (2010 silver) and Slopestyle (silver in 2008 and Tignes 2013, gold in Aspen 2016). In both 2012 and 2013, he competed in all three freestyle ski disciplines at XG Aspen -- Slopestyle, SuperPipe and Big Air, proving he's one of the most versatile skiers on the planet. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, Jossi was the only skier to compete in both slopestyle (11th) and halfpipe (4th). Focusing solely on slopestyle in 2016, Wells won his first X Games gold in his 24th start in Aspen. Part of the skiing Wells clan, brothers Beau-James and Byron both have competed in X Games; Byron will be in SuperPipe at XG Oslo.

  • 5 X Games medals from 3 disciplines: Big Air (2012 bronze), SuperPipe (2010 silver) and Slopestyle (silver in 2008 and Tignes 2013, gold at Aspen 2016). The Aspen 2016 victory was his first XG gold in his 24th start.
  • First athlete from New Zealand to win a winter event (Slopestyle, Aspen 2016) after being the first skier to medal at one.
  • 2014 Winter Olympics: 4th, halfpipe; 11th, slopestyle. Only skier to compete in both slopestyle and halfpipe.
  • 2012 and 2013: Competed in all 3 freestyle ski disciplines at XG Aspen: Slopestyle, SuperPipe and Big Air.
  • Brothers Byron and Beau
  • James have both competed at X Games.

X Games Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

X Games Aspen 2016 SKI Slopestyle1st
X Games Aspen 2016 SKI Big Air8th
X Games Aspen 2015 SKI Big Air9th
X Games Aspen 2015 SKI SuperPipe15th
X Games Aspen 2014 SKI Big Air6th
X Games Aspen 2014 SKI Slopestyle15th
Winter X Games Tignes 2013 SKI SuperPipe16th
Winter X Games Tignes 2013 SKI Slopestyle2nd
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SKI SuperPipe12th
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SKI Slopestyle14th
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SKI Big Air9th
Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SKI SuperPipe9th
Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SKI Big Air3rd
Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SKI Slopestyle14th
Winter X 2011 SKI SuperPipe12th
Winter X 2011 SKI Big Air6th
Winter X 2011 SKI Slopestyle9th
Winter X 2010 SKI Slopestyle7th
Winter X 2010 SKI Big Air5th
Winter X 2010 SKI SuperPipe2nd
Winter X 2009 SKI Slopestyle13th
Winter X 2008 SKI SuperPipe5th
Winter X 2008 SKI Slopestyle2nd
Winter X 2007 SKI SuperPipe15th