Snowboarders win medals in men’s big air

Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant won gold Saturday in the big air event at the PyeongChang Olympics.

Toutant scored 84.75 and 89.50 on his two best runs for a total score of 174.25 to top the event’s standings.

Olympic rookie Kyle Mack, 20, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, took silver with a total score of 168.75 and Billy Morgan of Great Britain won bronze with a score of 168.00.

Riders in the big air event get three runs in the final, with their overall point total based off their two best scores. However, those scores must come from two different tricks.

The event is making its Olympic debut in PyeongChang.

American Jamie Anderson won silver in the women’s big air event on Thursday, with Anna Gasser of Austria taking gold.

The other Americans in Saturday’s men’s final, Chris Corning, 18, of Silverthorne, Colorado, and 17-year-old slopestyle gold medalist Red Gerard, finished fourth and fifth.