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Winner Spencer O'Brian from Canada performs a jump during the big air final at the O'Neill Evolution of the world's best freestylers in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone/Arno Balzarini) (Arno Balzarini/AP)
Winner Spencer O'Brian from Canada performs a jump during the big air final at the O'Neill Evolution of the world's best freestylers in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone/Arno Balzarini) (Arno Balzarini/AP)

Winter Sports Roundup

Canadian snowboarders capture big air titles Add to ...

Canadian snowboarders Mark McMorris and Spencer O'Brien earned victories at the O'Neill Evolution big air event Saturday.

The Regina native won the men's title with 95.60 points, finishing just ahead of American Eric Willett (95.30). Seppe Smits of Belgium was third (90.48).

O'Brien, a native of Whistler, B.C., took the women's crown with 93.45 points. Sina Candrian of Switzerland was well back in second place (87.30) and Anna Gasser of Austria was third (74.30).

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