Tanner Hall

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Tanner Hall with Simon Dumont at Winter X 12
Tanner Hall
Statistics Data
Home Mountain Big Mountain.MT
Date of Birth October 26, 1983
Height 5'8"
Weight 150 lbs
Skis ARMADA
Other Sponsors Oakley
Dalbello Boots
DaKine
Tyrolia Bindings
POC headgear
Pull-In Underwear
Park City Resort
Discipline Half pipe
Slopestyle
Big mountain
Tanner Hall
Medal record
Competitor for the  United States
X Games Medal Record
Men's Freestyle Skiing
Gold 2001 Mount Snow Big Air
Gold 2002 Aspen SlopeStyle
Gold 2003 Aspen SlopeStyle
Gold 2004 Aspen SlopeStyle
Gold 2006 Aspen Superpipe
Gold 2007 Aspen Superpipe
Gold 2008 Aspen Superpipe
Silver 2003 Aspen Superpipe
Silver 2005 Aspen Superpipe
Silver 2005 Aspen SlopeStyle
Silver 2009 Aspen Superpipe

Tanner Hall (born October 26, 1983), of Kalispell, Montana is a freeskier.[1]

Biography[edit]

Tanner was born in Kalispell Montana where he grew up skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort starting at age three. He joined the freestyle ski team at age 10, skiing moguls and aerials until age 15 when he moved to Park City, Utah to pursue freeskiing. His first major competition was the US Open in Vail, Colorado

In 2002 Tanner Hall co-founded the freeride ski company Armada Skis with skier JP Auclair and photographer Chris O'Connell.[citation needed] Hall is also part owner of the snowcat ski hill Retallack near Nelson, BC, Canada,[2] along with skier Seth Morrison.[3]

In March 2005 while attempting a switch cork 900, over the legendary Chad's Gap in Wasatch backcountry, Utah, he pulled up short, hit the knuckle and then ragdolled down the landing, breaking both ankles. His injuries put him out for the rest of the season but returned in 2006 to win gold at both the US Freeskiing Open and the Winter X-Games.[citation needed]

His attempt at a fourth gold in slopestyle was upset by Charles Gagnier and in 2009 a fourth straight superpipe gold was snatched from him by Xavier Bertoni.[4]

After overshooting a jump at Stevens Pass, in May 2009, in Washington, he has been on hiatus for just over a year. He suffered from tibial plateau fractures and ACL tears in both knees.[2] Hall returned to training on trampolines during summer 2010.

Hall embraces the Rasta culture and supports the marijuana lifestyle.[5] His DaKine line is called THC, which stand for the "Tanner Hall Collection" but is a play on the abbreviation for tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive substance in cannabis. Hall is the co-founder of Inspired Media Concepts, a film and record company that focuses on rasta music and producing ski movies and webisodes.

After being partnered for 11 years, Red Bull dropped their sponsorship of Tanner Hall at the Red Bull High Performance ski camp in New Zealand on August 29, 2012.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

1999
  • 1st – Jim Moran Benefit Slopestyle (day 2)
  • 2nd – Jim Moran Benefit Slopestyle (day 1)
  • 4th – US Open Slopestyle
2000
  • 1st – X Games Qualifier Big Air
  • 1st – X Games Big Air
  • 1st – US Open Bir Air
2001
  • 1st – Red Bull Huckfest Big Air
  • 1st – X Games Qualifier Bir Air
  • 1st - X Games-Big Air,[7]
  • 2nd – Core Xtreme Games Big Air
  • 2nd – Core Xtreme Games QP
  • 3rd – US Freeskiing Open Slopestyle
2002
  • 1st – X Games Slopestyle
  • 1st – US Open Slopestyle
  • 1st – Red Bull Huckfest Big Air
  • 1st – Whistler Ski Invitational Big Air
  • 1st – Cham Jam Slopestyle
  • 1st – Ultimate Bumps & Jumps Half Pipe
  • 2nd – US Open Big Air
  • 2nd – Ultimate Bumps & Jumps Big Air
  • 2nd – Ultimate Bumps & Jumps Moguls
2003
  • 1st – X Games Slopestyle
  • 1st – US Open Slopestyle
  • 1st – Whistler Ski Invitational Big Air
  • 1st – Ultimate Bumps & Jumps Big Air
  • 1st – Park City All Stars Rail Jam
  • 1st – West Coast Invitational Rail Jam
  • 2nd – X Games Half Pipe
  • 2nd – US Open Big Air
  • 2nd – Whistler Ski Invitational Big Air
  • 2nd – Ultimate Bumps & Jumps Half Pipe
  • 2nd – Paul Mitchel Huck & Roll Half Pipe
  • 2nd – Paul Mitchell Huck & Roll Slopestyle
2004
  • 1st – X Games Slopestyle
  • 1st – BMW X3 FreeSki Invite
  • 1st – Whistler Ski Invitational Half Pipe
  • 1st – NorAm World Cup Half Pipe
  • 2nd – US Open Half Pipe
  • 2nd – World Superpipe Championships Half Pipe
  • 2nd – NorAm World Cup Half Pipe
2005
  • 1st – US Open Half Pipe
  • 2nd – X Games Half Pipe
  • 2nd – X Games Slopestyle
  • 2nd – US Open Slopestyle
2006
  • 1st – X Games Half Pipe
  • 1st – US Open Half Pipe
2007
  • 1st – X Games Half Pipe
  • 1st – US Open Half Pipe
2008
  • 1st – X Games Half Pipe
  • 1st – New Zealand Open Half Pipe
2009
  • 1st – Dew Tour Northstar Half Pipe
  • 1st – Dew Tour Breckenridge Half Pipe
  • 2nd – X Games Half Pipe
  • 3rd – Dew Tour Mt. Snow Half Pipe
2012
  • 1st – NZ Freeski Open Half Pipe.[8]


Film appearances[edit]

Poor Boyz Productions
  • Everday is a Saturday (2009)
  • Reasons (2008)
  • Propaganda
  • Session 12:42
  • Happy Dayz
  • War
Inspired Media Concepts
Others
  • RE: Session (2009)
  • The Massive (2008)
  • Believe (2008)
  • Burger Time
  • Show & Prove
  • Pop Yer Bottlez
  • WSKI 106
  • The GAME
  • The Front Nine
  • High Society
  • Yearbook
  • Teddybear Crisis
  • Strike Three
  • The Realm
  • Second Generation
  • The Funkshow Diaries
  • Further
  • Scandalous
  • Area 51
  • 41 Degrees
  • 13
  • Balance
  • Mind the Addiction
  • Subject to Change

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