Hunter Mountain, NY ( January 4, 2006) – Banff's Paul Stutz claimed his career first Nor-Am gold medal today in the slalom at the CIBC Coupe Nor-Am Cup in New York. Stutz, who is still looking to win his first World Cup points, previous best was 2nd in the slalom in the Nor-Am at Mont-Tremblant last March. The men wrap up racing at Hunter Mountain Thursday with another slalom.