LAURIE BLOUIN 2nd at Mammoth WC

Second place on the day with a score of 76.16 went to Laurie Blouin (CAN), and while her stand-out second run that included a cab double 900 mute on the final hit was impressive and well-worthy of the podium, perhaps the most incredible part of her run was the fact that a magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook Mammoth Mountain just as she was pointing it towards her final hit.

While Blouin herself didn’t feel the quake – getting ready to throw a cab double 900 takes a lot of focus – those gathered around the slopestyle course sure did, and the earth’s rumbling added something of a surreal feeling to the rest of the day’s riding.

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