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Another gold for Canada!

Canada's Sebastien Toutant has won gold in men's big air at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

The 25-year-old from L'Assomption, Que., scored 84.75 points on his first run and 89.50 on his second for a combined 174.25 points. Toutant didn't land his final run, but he didn't need to.

In big air, each rider gets three runs with the points from their top two combined for a total score. Jumps are judged based on difficulty and execution — including amplitude and landing.

Kyle Mack of the United States won silver while Britain's Billy Morgan took bronze.

Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., who won silver in slopestyle last week, finished ninth with 117.75 while Regina's Mark McMorris, the slopestyle bronze medallist, was 10th after struggling to land his first two jumps.

Big air was making its Olympic debut.

Toutant finished 11th in slopestyle last week.



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PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Norway14141139
2Germany1410731
3Canada1181029
4United States98623
5Netherlands86620
6South Korea58417
7Olympic Athlete
from Russia
26917
8Switzerland56415
9France54615
10Sweden76114


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