Stratton Mountain, VT – After an exciting day of slopestyle finals on Friday at the 6Star Burton US Open at Stratton Mountain, Quebec’s Sebastien Toutant and Californian Jamie Anderson have been officially crowned the 2012 TTR Slopestyle World Tour Champions.
These two riders have been competing on the TTR Tour at slopestyle events around the globe and were awarded with the TTR Slopestyle Tour Champion trophies in recognition of their consistent performances throughout the season. Toutant clinched the title with his win in Friday’s slopestyle competition while Anderson set her title in stone with her first place finish as well.
The women’s finals kicked off in the morning on the slopestyle course where Anderson displayed her buttery smooth style on the jumps and rails. Her second run was her best of the day and earned her the victory with a frontboard to fakie, Cab 720 nose grab, switch backside 540 mute, tailslide to 270 out and finished with a 50-50 to backside 180 out. Anderson’s consistency throughout the entire season that began back in August in New Zealand has been unmatched and helped to earn the third TTR Champion title of her career.
“It has been another great season and I am very stoked to pick up another TTR World Tour title. It’s my favorite discipline and I was happy to seal it off with a first place today,” Anderson said.
The men dropped into the slopestyle course in the afternoon and it was a tight battle to the end. After falling on his first two runs, Toutant put it all together on his third and final with a Cab hardway to 270 on, Cab double cork 1260 melon, frontside double cork 1080 mute, frontside wallride to 270 out and ended with a 50-50 to backside rodeo out. American rider Chas Guldemond, who has been having a stellar season, wasn’t able to land a good run on Friday and ended up in 13th place, allowing Toutant to swoop in at the very last minute of the last 6Star event of the season to grab his first TTR Slopestyle Tour title.
“There were some tough conditions at first, but I was able to put it together on my last run and I am very happy to have won the TTR Slopestyle trophy,” Toutant said. “It was a tight race and all the guys were so strong over the whole season.”