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Toutant Wins The 5Star Billabong Ante Up, Braaten Moves Into Swatch TTR World No. 1


Whistler, B.C. Canada, June 26th, 2010 – The Billabong Ante Up competition, the first 5Star event of the 2010/11 Swatch TTR World Tour season, went off today with an excellent showing from a diverse field of riders. The summertime event was held up at 7,000-feet in the Camp of Champions park on the Blackcomb glacier and featured a massive 75-foot gap jump. The event featured 40 riders going for a piece of the $50,000 prize purse and 850 TTR ranking points. It was an all-Canadian podium and Sebastien Toutant (CAN) took the top spot making him $20,000 richer. Toutant also secured an automatic invite to the Billabong Air & Style Innsbruck. Canadians defend their home turf with 1260 double corksAll the riders were pulling off some impressive tricks all day and it came down to a double cork 1260 race for the podium with all three riders doing different variations of the trick. Toutant won the first place podium spot with a flawless Cab 1260 double cork and had this to say about his win, Winning the first 5Star TTR big air contest was just amazing, it was an epic final and its sick because Ill be leading in the TTR ranking going down to New Zealand in August.