Hometown: Farellones, Chile
Currently resides: Boulder, CO, USA | Farellones, Chile
Current sponsors: Zeal Optics, TREW Gear, Verizon, Kind Snacks, Arbor
Rafael was born in Paris, France, and grew up all over the world. He has always been active in the outdoors but didn’t actually begin snowboarding until age 17. Now 21, he has been snowboarding double seasons between North and South America for 4 years. Rafael splits his time between his hometown in Chile and the United States. He is currently residing in Boulder, CO where he is pursuing three separate degrees at the University of Colorado. His plans for the 2016/17 season include trips to 8 challenging ranges around the world to finish the Connections Movement film project.