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Mark McMorris earns double gold

A day after winning Big Air, Mark McMorris gets the gold in Snowboard Slopestyle

Originally Published: January 28, 2012
By Colin Bane | XGames.com

Canadian phenom Mark McMorris, 18, went 2-for-2 at Winter X Games 2012 after winning Snowboard Big Air gold on Friday and beating out Sage Kotsenburg and Peetu Piiroinen for the gold in Men's Snowboard Slopestyle on Saturday. In last year's Winter X 15, McMorris took silver in Slopestyle as a rookie; in his sophomore appearance this year he seemed unstoppable.

"Those riders up there are some of my really good friends," McMorris said, after sealing up the win under the lights at Buttermilk ...

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