Snowboarding runs in her family, as Hannah Teter began snowboarding at age 8 in Belmont, Vt.
Teter won gold in 2006 in Torino in the halfpipe competition. Teter has placed in most of the major competitions she's competed in since 2005. She's been compared to Shaun White, always high-flying and near the top of the standings in most competitions.
Website: Teter's official site
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