The only man left who competes at the top level in both ski superpipe and slopestyle, Gus has medaled in the last four X Games events he's entered: Slopestyle and SuperPipe silver at Aspen 2016 and Big Air and SuperPipe bronze at XG Oslo 2016. He won the AFP overall title for the sixth straight time in 2016 -- he's perhaps the best all-around skier in the world. In an October 2015 ESPN The Magazine story, Kenworthy announced publicly that he was gay, becoming the first male action sports athlete to do so. Gus says that being true to himself as helped him excel on skis.
- 5 total X Games medals in three disciplines (3 bronze, 2 silver).
- Has medaled in his last four XG competition starts: Aspen 2016 (silver, Slopestyle and SuperPipe); Oslo 2016 (bronze, SuperPipe and Big Air). That was after starting his career with just 1 medal (bronze) in 16 competition starts.
- He's the only male skier competing in both SuperPipe and Slopestyle at XG Aspen 2017. He was the first skier to medal in both at the same XG since Jon Olsson's streak (2002
- AFP overall champ for six straight years (2011
- Nominated for 2016 ESPY for Best Male Action Sports Athlete (winner Ryan Dungey).
X Games Competition History
|X Games Oslo 2016|| SKI Big Air||3rd|
|X Games Oslo 2016|| SKI SuperPipe||3rd|
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SKI SuperPipe||2nd|
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SKI Slopestyle||2nd|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SKI SuperPipe||5th|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SKI Slopestyle||7th|
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SKI Big Air||7th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SKI Slopestyle||5th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SKI SuperPipe||7th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SKI Big Air||10th|
|Winter X Games Tignes 2013|| SKI Slopestyle||3rd|
|Winter X Games Tignes 2013|| SKI SuperPipe||14th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SKI Slopestyle||10th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SKI Big Air||5th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SKI SuperPipe||16th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SKI Slopestyle||4th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SKI SuperPipe||14th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SKI Big Air||5th|
|Winter X 2011|| SKI Big Air||9th|
|Winter X 2011|| SKI Slopestyle||8th|