Mark McMorris

Mark Lee McMorris is a Canadian professional snowboarder who specializes in the slopestyle and big air events. He was the first person ever to complete a backside triple cork 1440 and won back-to-back gold medals in the 2012 and 2013 Winter X Games in the slopestyle event. He competed in the slopestyle event at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he won a bronze medal, Canada's first medal in those Games. He competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, where he won a bronze medal, only 11 months after a snowboarding accident with near-fatal internal injuries.

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