Janina Kuzma

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Wanaka, NZL NZLBorn: 09/17/85

About Janina

Kiwi Janina Kuzma had a breakout year in 2014/2015. After winning the season opening event, the Grand Prix in Copper, she went on to finish 2nd on the AFP rankings for halfpipe. A great overall skier, she is also an accomplished big mountain skier and was featured in the 2016 Shades of Winter movie, "Between"—an all-women's freeride movie. Not too shabby for a woman who grew up in the jungles of Borneo! Kuzma placed 5th in halfpipe at the 2014 Winter Olympics, then married her ski tech, Chris Rodgers, on Nov. 22, 2014. Finished 5th and 7th in SuperPipe at XG Aspen and Oslo 2016.

  • Was an XG rookie in 2015 at 29 years of age (5th).
  • Highlight of 2016 season—3rd, Jan. 2016 Grand Prix, Mammoth Mountain; 5th, 2014 Winter Olympics (halfpipe)
  • 2nd overall, 2015 AFP rankings for halfpipe; 5th, 2016
  • Was featured in the Shades of Winter movie, "Between", an all
  • female freeski movie that premiered in Sept. 2016.
  • Married her ski tech, Chris Rodgers, on Nov. 22, 2014

X Games Medal Count




X Games Competition History

X Games Oslo 2016 SKI SuperPipe7th
X Games Aspen 2016 SKI SuperPipe5th
X Games Aspen 2015 SKI SuperPipe5th