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Tommy Moe Biography

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Produced on February 17, 1970, in Missoula, Montana, Tommy Moe learned to ski at age 3. Moe retired from international contest in 1998 and was added to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum in 2003. Olympic skier Thomas Sven Moe, Jr. was born on February 17, 1970, in Missoula, Montana.

Moe shown so much guarantee on the inclines he signed an endorsement handle Dynastar Skis at age 13. Nevertheless, he was prohibited from contests in the Montana-Idaho area after becoming caught smoking pot at an event, and was sent to live with his dad in Alaska.

Moe got his act together under the watch of Tom, Sr. and earned an invitation to the U.S. National Alpine Championships at Copper Mountain, Colorado, as a 15-year old. After joining the World Cup circuit in 1990, Moe fought to build on the success he’d attained in the junior level. He competed for the U.S. team at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France, but concluded no higher than 18th in his three events.

Moe took a hiatus in the pressure of competitive skiing before rededicating himself to training. Still with no World Cup triumph to his name, Moe surprised fans by racing into a gold medal in the downhill in the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Building on the momentum, he eventually earned his first World Cup gold having a triumph at Whistler after the Olympics finished.

Moe was back to total health in time for the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, but his best showing was an eighth-place finish. Soon later, he declared his retirement from international contest at age 28. After retiring, Moe tended to company interests and pleased his impulses for outdoor activity through kayaking, mountain biking, fishing and a lot of skiing.

In 2003, the two time Olympic medalist was inducted to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum. That year, he also married his longtime girlfriend, Megan Gerety, a former U.S. Ski team member. Moe went to serve as a ski guide and ambassador for Jackson Hole Resort in Wyoming. He also co-owns Tordrillo Mountain Lodge close to the Denali National Park & Preserve in Alaska.

Tommy Moe Biography