Meet Hannah Teter, an American professional snowboarder who won the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe event during the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. See photos, video and a biography of Hannah Teter here.
Hannah is also doing a lot of charity work for the hungry children in Africa, especially Kenya. She has been helping the people of Kenya in their quest for safe drinking water by partnering with World Vision charity organization.
As a biography, Hannah Teter was born on January 27, 1987 in Belmont, Vermont so her age is 21. She started snowboarding at the age of 8 after taking an inspiration from her older brothers Abe and Elijah, who are members of the U.S. national team.
Hannah is widely known for her progressive riding in the halfpipe event. She was the first female snowboarder to land a 900 in Competition in 2002. She also became the youngest member of the US Snowboarding Team at the age of 15. Teter was awarded the NASJA “Competitor of the Year” award in 2004. After the huge success in the Turin Games, Teter also won a silver in the 2006 Winter Gravity Games.
She was also featured in a documentary based on snowboarding, First Descent, in 2005. Her other TV appearances include ManiaTV!, The David Letterman Show and the seventh season of Punk’d.
More photos and a video of Hannah Teter are below.
Hannah Teter Video