Torin Yater-Wallace is the youngest Winter X Games medalist in the history of the competition. At just 16-years old, the Aspen-native has already established himself among the best in the business with a resume that includes multiple podium finishes in the ski superpipe discipline. The young skier is represented by a number of big name sponsors, including retail giant — Target, which also features established action sports legends Paul Rodriquez and Shaun White.
Yater-Wallace left the action sports industry in awe after his silver medal finish at the 2011 Winter X Games in Aspen. To follow up his amazing rookie season, the young athlete confirmed his talent through a follow-up bronze medal during the 2012 Winter X Games, and gold medal at the make money online
-winner/”>2012 Dew Tour. The young skiing phenomenon capped off his season with a gold medal finish at the Euro X Games in Tignes, France, which he referred to as “the biggest success of his career so far.”
Although ski season is wrapping up for some, it’s nearly impossible to separate Torin from the slopes! After the X Games, Target arranged for an epic helicopter-fueled video shoot that pitted the skier against the very same half pipe where he secured his bronze medal. With blue bird skies overhead, Torin Yater-Wallace set out to make sure the pipe and the readers of Target's A Bulls Eye View remember who is the boss.
With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games fast approaching, and the inaugural year of a ski halfpipe medal event, you can expect to see a lot more of Mr. Torin Yater-Wallace.