Sebastien Toutant wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle gold


Canada's Sebastien Toutant scored gold at a World Cup snowboard slopestyle event in Laax, Switzerland on Friday.

The L'Assomption, Que., native scored 87.25 points in his second run to reach the top of the podium.

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"I took a really heavy slam in practice [and was] questioning if I was going to compete in the final, but I'm glad I did," Toutant said after the event.

Americans Redmond Gerard (85.45) and Justus Henkes (82.33) took silver and bronze, respectively.

You can watch more live World Cup snowboard coverage on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. ET with the halfpipe event.

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