American snowboarder specializing in the Superpipe who has taken home gold medals at events like Winter X Games Europe, the Winter Dew Tour and the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix. In 2009, he competed on the ninth season of the dancing reality show Dancing With the Stars.
He grew up in Bellefontaine, Ohio and later enrolled at the Stratton Mountain School in Vermont. He moved to Salt Lake City, Utah after graduating from high school.
At age 17, he became the first rider ever to successfully perform a backside 1080 at an Australian competition.
He has been in a relationship with dancer Ashley Cinq-Mars.
He was partnered with professional dancer and choreographer Chelsie Hightower on Dancing With the Stars.