Hannah Teter suffers concussion after hard fall

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STRATTON MOUNTAIN, Vt. (AP) -- Olympic gold medalist Hannah Teter sustained a concussion after a hard fall in the halfpipe at the U.S. Open.

Brother Amen Teter told The Associated Press that his sister was momentarily knocked unconscious Saturday but was talking to medical staff while being taken to the hospital.

Amen Teter said his sister crashed onto her back after trying "a pretty large 9" -- a 900-degree spin off the top of the halfpipe. Amen Teter says it was "probably the hardest fall she's ever taken."

Hannah Teter won the gold medal at the Turin Olympics in 2006 and a silver in 2010.

The 25-year-old snowboarder has been involved in a number of charity projects, selling everything from underwear to maple syrup to benefit the poor in Africa and elsewhere.