Jarryd Hughes takes out gold at X-Games

Jarryd Hughes has won gold in the men's snowboard cross at the winter X-Games in Aspen, with fellow Aussie Alex Pullin second.

Australians have gone one-two in the men's snowboard cross at the winter X-Games, with Jarryd Hughes taking out gold ahead of veteran Alex Pullin.

The 20-year-old from Sydney dominated the race to beat his compatriot by 0.4 of a second in the downhill event's final in Aspen, Colorado on Sunday (Monday morning AEDT).

German Konstantin Schad finished a close third.

"I just raced my race and did it. I am so happy right now," said Hughes, who also finished first in qualifying.

Elsewhere at the four-day Games, which finished on Sunday, 16-year-old Ben Tudhope from NSW finished third in the men's adaptive snowboard cross, while Belle Brockhoff came in fourth in the women's snowboard cross.

Source AAP

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