Jacob Al-Husseini is a 16-year-old up and coming snowboarder from Ithaca, NY. With this year being his first year ever to compete, he impressively managed to qualify for the National Championship in Colorado for slope-style, surpassing many of his peers at Bear Mountain and dominating one of the most competitive USASA regions there is. Jacob quickly caught the attention of the industry, granting him a scholarship to attend ASTC (American Snowboard Training Center) to pursue his athletics and academics year round. Currently Jacob is ranked 39th in the country for USASA Slope-style. With this season being his 4th ever, he has a bright future ahead.