Hannah Teter, is an American snowboarder who now resides in South Lake Tahoe, California. Teter is a three time Olympian and two time Olympic medalist. She won gold in 2006 in Torino, Italy, and silver in 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. Teter is known for her big amplitude and consistency, and technically sound runs. Teter is also known for her charitable work, including founding two philanthropic business ventures, Hannah's Gold and Sweet Cheeks which help support the less fortunate.
DOB: Jan 27, 1987
From: Belmont, Vermont
Current Town: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Sponsors: Sierra-at-Tahoe, Burton, Pantech and GoPro
Ben & Jerry's Flavor:
Hannah's Gold, Sweet Cheeks
In a family with three snowboarding brothers, the hand-me-down boarding habit was inevitable. Hannah started riding at age eight and took her first lesson at Okemo, VT, her home mountain.
Off the Snow:
The bright-eyed rider lives in Tahoe, but spends a lot of time surfing in Costa Rica. Teter’s philanthropic initiatives are unparalleled in the action sports world. Her charity Hannah’s Gold has raised nearly $200,000 for an impoverished village in Kenya. Her line of underwear, Sweet Cheeks – Panties with a Purpose, raises funds for the charity partner Children International, which helps aid children living in extreme poverty.
Hannah's Gold raises money through the sales of Vermont maple syrup to support the village of Kirindon, Kenya through building schools, digging fresh water wells, and providing water filtration. Sweet Cheeks donates 40% of the sales proceeds from an exclusive line of underwear to partner organization Children International to help feed children living in extreme poverty around the world.