01/14/2014 09:19 EST | Updated 03/16/2014 05:59 EDT

Olympic profile: snowboarder Sebastien Toutant

Perhaps no Canadian team heading to the Olympics is as deep as the men's slope-style contingent.

Alongside Mark McMorris, Montreal's Sebastien Toutant is a serious medal threat. Toutant — better known as Seb Toots — can thank a twist of fate 12 years ago for where he is today.