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Vale Gonzalez


CHI   |  20yrs   |

" Hard work always pays off! "

Profile

Current Age:
20yrs
Place of Birth:
Santiago, , CHL
Hometown:
Santiago, , CHL
Currently Reside:
Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL, USA
Height:
1.57 m / 5'2" ft
Weight:
0 kg / lbs
Stance:
Right
Spouse:
-
Siblings:
Josefa 18, Dominga 15, Matias 11
Children:
-

Skiing Background

Started Skiing:
4 yrs
Who Got Me into Skiing:
My grandpa and dad
My Ski Site(s):
Lago Valle Maipo, Chile
My Coaches:
Scot Ellis and Marion Mathieu
Started Competing:
7 yrs
Strongest Discipline:
Overall
My Waterski Idol:
Andy Mapple and Jaret Llewellyn
My Waterski Goal:
To be a World Champion

Accomplishments

SL Practice P.B:
4.5@11.25m - 55kph
TR Practice P.B:
8k points
JP Practice P.B:
-
SL Tournament P.B:
2@11.25m - 55kph
TR Tournament P.B:
7420 points
JP Tournament P.B:
48.6 meters / 159ft meters
1st Tournament:
Don`t remember the name but it was at home when I was 7 years old.
1st Tourny I Won:
Tournament back home in Chile

Ski Equipment

Slalom Ski & Bindings:
Connelly GTR and Edge binding
Trick Ski & Bindings:
Reflex ski , Masterline rope
Jump Skis & Bindings:
Goodman skis
Favorite Boat:
Nautique

Fun Facts

Hobbies:
-
Favorite Ski Song:
Viva la vida (Coldplay)
Worst Ski Injury:
Stress fracture on the L4 and L5 vertebra. MCL sprain.
Favorite Food:
Sushi
Cross Training Activity:
I love to workout

Career Highlights

Pro Titles:
World Titles:
1x    U21 World Championship  -  Jump Champion
International Titles:
Regional Titles:
National Titles:
Other Highlights:
-U21 WORLD CHAMPION
-First women skier from Chile to place at the Junior World Championship and U21 World championship.

My Story

My name is Valentina Gonzalez, I am 20 years old. I am a professional waterskier from Santiago, Chile. I am currently living in the United States studying Business Administration at Florida Southern College.
I am the current U21 World Jump Champion.
I am the U-17, U-21 and Open national Record holder in Slalom, tricks, jump and overall.
I have competed in 4 Junior Masters, 3 Moomba masters, 9 world championships, US Open, panamerican championships, LatinAmerican championship and chilean tournaments. In 2014 and 2015 I was ranked #1 in the Junior world ranking list in Jump.

I have two sisters and one little brother that are also competitive waterskiers.
When I am not skiing I like to hang out with friends, wake surf, and coach some skiing!

Tournament Scores


(This is in Beta and should display all your Scores from IWWF sanctioned tournaments)
Slalom Trick Jump

2019 IWWF World Open Championships
MAS

-21F
10th
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 4.5@12m
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 1@11.25m
5th
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 4850
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 5500
1st
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 47.3m
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 47.5m

Stillwater Lakes 3 Event Record
USA

OW
4th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 4@12m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 3@12m
3rd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 5090
Rnd.2 (OW) - 6250
2nd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 47.6m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 48m

Florida Inboards Open
USA

OW
3rd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 1.5@12m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 5@12m
2nd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 4620
Rnd.2 (OW) - 5290
3rd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 47.6m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 47.8m

Moomba Masters
AUS

OpeF
12th
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 4@12m
Rnd.2 (OpeF) - 0@12m
9th
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 4960
6th
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 43.8m
Rnd.3 (OpeF) - 44.6m

Sunset Fall Classic
USA

OW
6th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 3@12m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 5@12m
5th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 6390
Rnd.2 (OW) - 5260
Did not compete

Holy Cow Cup
USA

IW
2nd
Rnd.1 (IW) - 1@18.25m
Rnd.2 (IW) - 2@12m
3rd
Rnd.1 (IW) - 7310
Rnd.2 (IW) - 7020
1st
Rnd.1 (IW) - 45.1m
Rnd.2 (IW) - 46.7m

XXXV1 Torneo Latinoamericano De Esqui Acuatico
MEX

OpeF
2nd
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 2@12m
Rnd.2 (OpeF) - 2@12m
2nd
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 6670
Rnd.2 (OpeF) - 6810
1st
Rnd.1 (OpeF) - 40.9m
Rnd.2 (OpeF) - 40.1m

RJ 3 Event Record
USA

OW
4th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 1.5@12m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 4@12m
3rd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 4610
Rnd.2 (OW) - 4710
2nd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 45.8m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 44.9m

Campeonato Panamericano 2018
CHI

-21F
4th
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 3@12m
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 4.5@16m
3rd
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 3450
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 6400
2nd
Rnd.1 (-21F) - 45.2m
Rnd.2 (-21F) - 46.9m

FSC Fundraiser
USA

OW
7th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 3@12m
1st
Rnd.1 (OW) - 7030
1st
Rnd.1 (OW) - 42.3m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 44.5m

XI Juegos Suramericanos 2018
BOL

Did not compete
4th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 5980
Rnd.2 (OW) - 3490
Did not compete

Sunset Lakes Cup and MLCQ
USA

OW
8th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 3@12m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 2@11.25m
5th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 5960
Rnd.2 (OW) - 5060
8th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 46.5m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 47m

Stillwater Lakes 3 Event September Record
USA

OW
2nd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 1@11.25m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 0.5@11.25m
3rd
Rnd.1 (OW) - 5260
Did not compete

John Meyer Memorial
USA

OW
999th
Rnd.1 (OW) - 1@11.25m
Rnd.2 (OW) - 2@11.25m
Did not compete Did not compete
  • Slalom
  • Trick
  • Jump

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