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Toutant and Marino take Laax Open snowboard slopestyle honours

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 18, 2020 14:49

Toutant and Marino take Laax Open snowboard slopestyle honours

Canadian Sebastien Toutant and American Julia Marino opened their respective FIS Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup campaigns with wins in the men’s and women’s competitions at the Laax Open in Switzerland .

Toutant, a 2018 Winter Olympic big air gold medallist, scored 87.25 in his second run to claim gold ahead of Americans Redmond Gerard and Justus Henkes. Marino, who finished fourth at the last two Laax Opens, produced 81.30 in her opening run to finish 4.35 points clear of Japan’s Reira Iwabuchi, with Katie Ormerod third.Up next in the five-tournament calendar is the Seiser Alm Legends competition in the Italian Dolomites with qualifying scheduled for next Wednesday before the finals take place on Thursday the 23rd. Action continues at the Laax Open on Saturday (January 18) with the finals of the men’s and women’s halfpipe.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 18, 2020 14:49

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