Mark McMorris


Mark McMorris is the Canadian teen who is currently dominating the Slopestyle event and the two-time defending X-Games Champion in the event. In his short career he has won almost every event he's entered who looks set to dominate for sometime to come. McMorris entered his first professional competition in 2009, since then he's accrued an impressive haul of major medals. In 2010 he won the FIS World Cup in his native Canada, the next year he won the Air & Style Big Air contest in Innsbruck and got his first X-Games medal of many, a silver. In 2012 he took home two X-Games golds, only the second person to do so and was named Rookie of the Year in Transworld's Rider Poll. 2013 was another good year, he won the Aspen slopestyle with a huge score of 98.00, the US Open and silver medals in slopestyle and big air at the Tignes X-Games and Aspen X-Games respectively. By the end of the season he was atop the TTR World Snowboard Tour. Mark's talents aren't just limited to hoovering up competitions. He made history when he became the first person to land a backside 1440 triple cork. It was featured on the blockbuster 2011 film, Art of Flight, alongside the snowboarding elite and secured his status as the Canadian prince of snowboarding. Having grown up in the flat, mountainless, Saskachewan in Canada hasn't impeded his ascent to snowboarding royalty. McMorris is yet to turn twenty but he must be wondering what there is left for him to achieve.

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