Seb Toots wins Billabong Ante Up

Sebastien Toutant kicked off the 2010/11 Swatch TTR World Tour in style taking first place at the Billabong Ante Up in Whistler, B.C. The French Canadian child prodigy nailed a Cab 1260 double cork at the Camp of Champions and rode away with a season opening victory and $20,000. The 1260 double cork was the trick of choice as the all-Canadian podium each pulled different variations of the trick across the 75 foot gap jump on the Blackcomb Glacier.

Sebastien Toutant leads the all-Canadian podium - Photo: Matt Forsythe

Matts Kulisek came in second with a frontside 1260 double cork and Mark McMorris rounded off the podium as he went the other way with a backside 12. Toutant’s triumph moved him into third in the Swatch TTR World Rankings and a fourth place finish was good enough to push Gjermund Braaten (another getting in on the 1260 lovefest) to the top of the rankings.

Sebastien Toutant in action - Photo: Matt Forsythe

The tour now heads south for the Burton New Zealand Open in August. Check out the videos here.

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