Seb Toots wins 6*TTR Air and Style Beijing 2010

Mon 06 December 10

18yr old Canadian Seb Tootas claimed his first ever 6-Star win this weekend, with a frankly ridiculous Cab 1260 Double Cork Melon Grab, as China held its inaugural Swatch TTR World Tour Big Air in Beijing.

Seb Toots wins 6*TTR Air and Style Beijing 2010

Seb Toots wins 6*TTR Air and Style Beijing 2010 © Photo: TTR

18-year-old Canadian rider Seb Toots takes 1st place, 30,000 USD, the Ring of Glory and 1000 TTR-Points at the ‘Oakley & Shaun White present’ Air & Style Beijing 2010.

China held its inaugural world-class snowboard event – a 6-Star Swatch TTR World Tour Big Air at the Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Beijing in front of 8,800 spectators

Snowboarders from around the world made the trip to Beijing for the first major event of the Swatch TTR season, where they put on a spectacular display of top-level riding for a crowd of excited Chinese fans.

Seb Toots wins Air and Style 2010 in Beijing
Seb Toots wins Air and Style 2010 in Beijing
Photo: TTR

The riders were pleased with the massive gap jump setup built out of scaffolding, which had riders dropping in from 40 meters above the ground in the Olympic Sports Center Stadium.

Seb Toots wins Air and Style 2010 in Beijing
Seb Toots wins Air and Style 2010 in Beijing
Photo: TTR

The Air & Style events feature a unique head-to-head format and Toutant, who won the event with a Cab 1260 double cork, overtook Smits in the final round beating his respectable backside 1260 for second place.

Toutant was ecstatic saying, "It's awesome, I think it's by far the best moment of my life, for sure. My first 6Star win, I’m stoked to be in China for the first time. Couldn't have been better than to win the event today!" Elhardt was awarded third place for his backside 1080 double cork.

Final results :
1. Sebastien Toutant (Canada – O’Neill, Oakley, RedBull, Ride Snowboard) 93.00 (Cab 1260 Double Cork Melon)
2. Seppe Smits (Belgium) 91.67 (Backside 1260 Mute)
3. Elias Elhardt (Germany) 84.00 (Backside 1080 Double Cork Mute)
4. Mikkel Bang (Norway) 83.33 (Switch Backside 1260 Mute)

For more information visit www.ttrworldtour.com

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