Byron Wells

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Wanaka, NZL NZLBorn: 04/03/92

About Byron

This licensed helicopter pilot is part of the talented skiing Wells clan, which includes brothers Jossi, Beau-James and Jackson. Jossi, Beau-James and Byron all qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi but Byron was injured during practice and had to pull from the competition. When Byron is healthy, he's a serious podium contender. He's competed at XG eight times and has a best place finish of 6th from XG Tignes 2013. Wells recently finished 4th at the Dec. 2016 Grand Prix in Copper.

  • Has competed in XG SuperPipe 8 times. Best finish: 6th, XG Tignes 2013.
  • 4th, Dec. 2016 Grand Prix, Copper, CO
  • Earned private helicopter license in 2012 (can fly a Robinson R22).
  • Best result during 2015/2016 season was a 5th at the Dec. 2015 Dew Tour in Breckenridge
  • Older brother Jossi is defending gold medalist in Ski Slopestyle

X Games Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

X Games Oslo 2016 SKI SuperPipe15th
X Games Aspen 2016 SKI SuperPipe7th
X Games Aspen 2015 SKI SuperPipe9th
X Games Aspen 2014 SKI SuperPipe12th
Winter X Games Tignes 2013 SKI SuperPipe6th
Winter X 2011 SKI SuperPipe9th
Winter X 2010 SKI SuperPipe14th
Winter X 2009 SKI SuperPipe10th