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Overview (4)

Born in Amarillo, Texas, USA
Died in Palo Verde Mountains, California, USA  (heat exhaustion)
Birth NameEvan Michael Tanner
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Evan Tanner was born on February 11, 1971 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Evan Michael Tanner. He died in September 2008 in Palo Verde Mountains, California, USA.

Trivia (3)

Left his Oceanside, California home on 3 September 2008 to trek into the desert to "cleanse" himself, asking friends to contact authorities if they didn't hear from him. His body was found by a Marine Corps helicopter on 8 September two miles from where he had set up camp.
Two-time Texas state high school wrestling champion.
Attended Caprock High School in Amarillo, TX, Class of 1989.

Personal Quotes (1)

And to think, there are still places in the world where man has not been, where he has left no footprints, where the mysteries stand secure, untouched by human eyes. I want to go to these places, the quiet, timeless, ageless places, and sit, letting silence and solitude be my teachers.

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