Chas Guldemond perfect run wins X-Games Slopestyle

Sat 19 March 11

Sebastien Toutant seemed to have had the slopestyle in the bag until Chas Guldemond pulled off a bit of X-Games history with an incedible score of 99.33 in his 2nd run to clinch gold.

Chas Guldemond perfect run wins X-Games Slopestyle

Chas Guldemond perfect run wins X-Games Slopestyle © Photo: Vianney Tisseau/ESPN Images

After a phenomenal first run that was awarded 98 points, everyone thought that Sebastien Toutant (Can) had all but killed the final. This was true until Chas Guldemond's second run, that was declared ‘close to perfection’ by the judges who awarded Chas 99.33 points after painstakingly studying his run. A score that was synonymous of a Gold medal and a first victory for the American.

Chas also created history by earning the highest score of the Winter X Games Europe and one of the highest scores in the Winter X Games history.

Gjermund Braten in the Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Gjermund Braten in the Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Photo: Stef Cande/ESPN Images

Completing the podium behind Sebastien Toutant comes the Breckenridge resident (Colorado) Eric Willet in third place. After winning the final here in Tignes last year, and the US Open just last week, Willet continues his winning streak with the bronze medal today. Also confirming the exceptional amount of progress he has made over the last two years.

Mens Slopestyle podium at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Mens Slopestyle podium at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Photo: Stef Cande/ESPN Images

Chas Guldemond wins Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Chas Guldemond wins Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Photo: Vianney Tisseau/ESPN Images

Christian Haller in the Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Christian Haller in the Mens Slopestyle at the Winter X Games 2011 in Tignes
Photo: Stef Cande/ESPN Images

Snowboard Slopestyle Men’s Final

March 18th, Tignes

  Name Bib # Hometown Score
1. Chas Guldemond 139 Reno, Nev. 99.33
2. Sebastien Toutant 146 Montreal, CAN 98.00
3. Eric Willett 147 Breckenridge, Colo. 96.66
4. Mark McMorris 141 Regina, CAN 95.33
5. Seppe Smits 143 Westmalle, BEL 93.33
6. Stale Sandbech 115 Rykkinn, NOR 84.00
7. Aleksander Oestreng 157 Rykkinn, NOR 80.33
8. Peetu Piiroinen 142 Hyvinkaa, FIN 77.33

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