Canadian snowboarder Mercedes Nicoll retires with 'no regrets'
Canadian Mercedes Nicoll, who recently completed her fourth Olympic Games, announced her retirement from competitive halfpipe snowboarding on Tuesday.
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
Mark McMorris is used to getting a lot of mentions on the web, but the snowboarder's team was surprised when they started coming from India, but there was a reason for that.