Canada’s Sébastien Toutant claims gold at men’s snowboard slopestyle World Cup in Calgary

Canada’s Sébastien Toutant published the 2 easiest runs of the day to win gold in the men’s snowboard slopestyle International Cup in Calgary on Saturday.

Toutant, of L’Assomption, Que., an Olympic champion on the 2018 Pyeongchang Wintry Weather Video Games, scored 86.86 in his second run to safe the victory. 

With Toutant included, 5 entire snowboarders — Mark McMorris, Max Parrot, Liam Brearley and Darcy Sharpe — are fighting for 4 Olympic spots in slopestyle and large air.

None have reached the rostrum in massive air International Cup occasions this season. Calgary’s Snow Rodeo represents the primary of three slopestyle events at the schedule prior to Beijing 2022.

WATCH l Sebastien Toutant captures gold in International Cup snowboard slopestyle festival:

Canada's Sébastien Toutant claims gold at men's snowboard slopestyle World Cup in Calgary

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Duration 2:39

L’Assomption, Que.’s Sébastien Toutant outperformed the sphere, hanging 1st within the men’s snowboard slopestyle event in the course of the FIS Snowboard International Cup in Calgary. 2:39

Mons Roisland of Norway had an 84.50 attempt in his second run for silver. Luke Winkelmann of the U.S. took bronze having accomplished an 83.20 ranking in his first move.

McMorris finished 1.24 shy of a podium place in fourth.

Blouin will get bronze medal on 2nd run

in the women’s adventure, Laurie Blouin captured bronze for her first World Cup podium because winning gold on the comparable hill in 2020.

The 2018 Olympic silver medallist and two-time international champion, overlooked one landing in her first run however recovered in the 2d to achieve 75.73 points.

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Kokomo Murase (77.58) and Miyabi Onitsuka (77.18), both from Japan, claimed gold and silver, respectively.

Blouin was once the only Canadian lady competing within the ultimate.

WATCH l Laurie Blouin earns bronze in Global Cup snowboard slopestyle:

Canada's Sébastien Toutant claims gold at men's snowboard slopestyle World Cup in Calgary

Laurie Blouin earns bronze in World Cup snowboard slopestyle

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Stoneham, Que.’s Laurie Blouin finished third within the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition in the course of the FIS Snowboard International Cup in Calgary. THREE:18

Action keeps on Saturday with the men’s and women’s ski halfpipe finals at 8 p.m. ET.

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