He raised the cash by mowing virtually every lawn in his neighbourhood during a sweltering summer in Bromont, Que.
Parrot, 23, captured silver with his best score of 86.00 while McMorris, 24, captured bronze with his best score of 85.20.
Redmond Gerard of the United States won the gold. "Even though there's not a rainy cloud here".
McMorris's remarkable feat after cheating death did not go unnoticed by U.S. ski "queen" Lindsey Vonn, who tweeted a split photo, one half of the Canadian in a hospital bed with numerous tubes attached to him and the other showing him smiling and a superimposed bronze medal.
McMorris broke his jaw and left arm, ruptured his spleen, suffered a pelvic fracture, rib fractures and a collapsed lung as a result of the crash.
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Nicholson, was scored a 76.41 on his second run, which was his best in the three-run final. Toutant and Parrot had yet to put together clean runs. A gusting wind also played into his decision.
"I was pretty sure I was going to die", recalled the Canadian snowboarder, who had mistimed a jump and struck a tree in mid-air. "I saw Red landing his run".
Max Parrot of Canada during his first qualification run in the snowboard men's slopestyle event. McMorris played it rather safe.
From there, McMorris earned his spot on the Canadian Olympic team. After all, he went from the intensive care unit to the Olympic podium in less than a year. "I had some low times, but these high times make it worthwhile".
Then it was on to the fireworks from McMorris and Parrot.
"Very much so, it is really cool that I can snowboard again", he said.
McMorris won bronze four years ago at the Sochi Games when slopestyle made its Olympic debut.