Shred gnar, drive it far: Mark McMorris notes similarities between snowboard, golf
One sport involves hurdling off snow-covered jumps. The other is played on manicured grass. Still, Canadian Olympic snowboarder Mark McMorris sees a lot of similarities between his craft and the golfers he's been watching this week.
FIS Snowboarding World Cup Veysonnaz: Snowboard Cross
FIS Snowboarding World Cup from Veysonnaz, Switzerland.
Winning Olympic gold still 'fresh' for snowboarder Sébastien Toutant
Just a few weeks ago, Sébastien Toutant won Olympic gold in the first-ever big air snowboarding competition at the Winter Games. But it wasn't until he arrived home to Repentigny, Que., that Toutant realized the magnitude of his accomplishment.
Sebastien Toutant's tenacity earns him inaugural Olympic men's big air gold
Channelling his inner hockey player, Sebastien Toutant kept his "upper-body" injury a secret heading into the Olympic Winter Games. On Saturday, Toutant – cranky back and all – managed the seemingly-impossible task, beating out fellow Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris in the inaugural men's Olympic big air final.
Mark McMorris goes from big air to big in India