(ISN) – The strong contingent of Canadian snowboard athletes is headed to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Maxence Parrot, double gold medalist in Big Air and Slopestyle will lead the slopestyle team which includes : Sebastien Toutant, Mark McMorris and X Games rookie Tyler Nicholson through the year’s biggest contest.
Despite a delayed start to the season, the snowboardcross team came out firing at the World Championships last week. Kevin Hill managed to win a silver medal despite unfavourable conditions and will look to once again strike during the season’s most coveted race.
Maxence Parrot , 1st 2014 X Games Slopestyle
Tyler Nicholson , 3rd 2014 Dew Tour Slopestyle
Mark McMorris, 2nd 2014 X Games Slopestyle
Sebastien Toutant , 7th 2014 X Games Slopestyle
Spencer O’Brien , 3rd 2014 X Games Slopestyle
Big Air :
Mark McMorris, 2nd 2013 X Games Big Air
Maxence Parrot , 1st 2014 X Games Big Air
Chris Robanske, 7th 2014 X Games
Kevin Hill , 2nd at 2015 World Championships
Carle Brenneman , 5th at 2014 X Games
Dominique Maltais, 5th at 2015 World Championships
John Leslie , 1st X Games appearance
Alex Massie, 1st X Games appearance