It’s never been done at Winter X. But Oakley’s Torstein Horgmo busted out a huge triple cork in the Snowboard Big Air Contest, dazzling the amped up crowd on hand and grabbing the Gold medal. Youngster and X Games rookie Sebastien Toutant’s score of 79 was just a single point behind Torstein’s 80.
Torstein Horgmo is one bad mo fo. Oakley’s Norwegian Snowboard star, who just recently nabbed Transworld Snowboarding’s 2010 Top 10 Most Viewed Videos, is up for an even bigger award: Transworld’s Riders Poll Awards (Standout of the Year). The eventual winner will be picked by more than 100 pro riders – his peers. But Transworld wants to get a gauge of what you the fans think about who will emerge victorious.
Mopping Up: Torstein Horgmo Nabs 2010 TWS Site ‘Trick of the Year,’ Top 10 Most Watched Videos List Honors
It’s safe to say that Torstein Horgmo O-wned 2010. The Norwegian Oakley shredder made some major noise on Transworld Snowboarding’s Top 10 Most Viewed Videos of 2010 list – as well as claimed honors for the site’s ‘#1 Trick of the Year’ – displaying his ever-increasing popularity with Snowboard fans everywhere and his pioneer status in the sport. He’s stoked…and so are we, of course. Scope the two videos that nailed two spots on the list.