Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal's record snow, performing some impressive stunts in a downtown park.

On Thursday December 27, a storm dropped 18 inches of snow on Montreal, setting a record highest snowfall in a 24-hour period. Seb Toots, aka Sebastien Toutant, a competitive snowboarder, decided to take advantage of the fresh powder on the slope of Mt. Royal, in a park just next to the city's downtown.

Sunset Films captured the two-day adventure in the video below, complete with obligatory soundtrack from The xx. Thanks to railings and stairs, Toots completes some truly impressive stunts. 


This post originally appeared on The Atlantic.

 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg
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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The Atlantic.

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