- Viral video of a snowboarder in Montreal has been revealed as an Olympian
- Sebastien Toutant won the gold in the inaugural men’s snowboarding big air
- Footage shows him doing tricks and turning the roads into his own playground
A video of a man snowboarding down Montreal’s snow-covered streets last year has gone viral.
The daredevil races down sidewalks before completingjumps and back flips.
The footage was shot in 2016 and has now gone viral.
But the stunt was carried out by no ordinary snowboarder. In fact it is Canadian Sebastien Toutant, who has just won gold at the Winter Olympics.
Footage shows Toutant carving down the powdery streets with not a single person in sight.
He’s seen doing jumps and railing off various objects, turning the roads into his own personal playground.
Canadian snowboader Sebastien Toutant turns the Montreal streets into his own personal playground, pictured
Toutant, from L’Assomption, Quebec, won the gold medal in the inaugural men’s snowboarding big air – an event where the rider performs tricks off large scale jumps.
He had 174.25 points as a final score.
Kyle Mack of the USA and Billy Morgan of Team GB won silver and bronze respectively.
Pictured, Sebastien Toutant with his gold medal at the 2018 Winter Games where he won the inaugural men’s big air competition
Pictured, footage shows Sebastien Toutant carving down the powdery streets with not a single person in sight
Speaking to Canoe, Toutant, 25, said: ‘It’s such a big day for snowboarding because we got to show at such a high scale what it’s all about,’ Toutant said. ‘I’m just happy to be that guy, that day, who won it.
The video was shot by Sunset Films Montreal.
Gold medalist Sebastien Toutant pictured centre at the victory ceremony after the Men’s Big Air Final at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games