Canada's Toutant wins first Olympic big air gold

Winter Olympics 2018: Kyle Mack wins silver for Team USA in men's in big air

Toutant landed jumps of 84.75 and 89.50 in the first two rounds at PyeongChang 2018 to put pressure on the rest of the field under the best-two-of-three-jumps format.

In the final, the scores from each competitor's two best runs were added together to get the final results.

Two riders who had the secrets to conceivably thump Toutant out of that best spot were his partners Parrot and McMorris, who have joined to win the last five X Games huge air rivalries.

"Today I knew I had the tricks and I knew I could've done well, I'm just so happy it's gone my way", said Toutant.

American Kyle Mack, cheered on by U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, took the silver with 168.75 points, while Britain's Billy Morgan won the bronze with 168.00.

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Morgan, who tumbled on his first run before registering point scores of 82.50 and 85.50 for his second and third respectively, becomes the first male athlete from Britain to win a medal on snow at the Winter Olympics. The Olympic Games will be wrapped up on February 25.

"I never saw this moment coming".

The first athlete to land a triple cork Japan in a snowboarding competition, Mack pulled out all the stops in the final, landing 88.50 on his first jump and 86.75 his second jump to earn silver. He was so close to landing his last 1620, but he settled with his 168.75 score from the first two runs.

Snowboarding - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Big Air Finals - Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 24, 2018 - Kyle Mack of the USA celebrates with his national flag.

Red Gerard, who won gold in the slopestyle earlier in Pyeongchang, made too many mistakes as it was clear early on he wasn't going take home his second medal of the Winter Games.

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