McMorris lands triple cork 1440

Updated: March 3, 2011, 12:43 PM ET
By Melissa Larsen | ESPN Action Sports

Though the footage won't be released until next week, the word is out that Winter X Slopestyle silver medalist Mark McMorris just landed the first-ever backside triple cork 1440. The feat took place during a TransWorld Snowboarding shoot, called "The Park Session," at Snowmass, Colo., in the early morning of March 2, before the resort opened for the day.

"It was the first time I ever tried it," McMorris says. "I was trying back 14 double corks and it just felt possible." So he went ...

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