about jarryd hughes
Jarryd hughes has already had a decorated career as a professional snow boarder that culminated in winning silver at the PyeongChang Olympic games at just 22 years of age.
Jarryd burst onto the FIS Snowboard World Cup in 2012 as a 16 year old with a 10th place at the Stoneham World Cup in Quebec Canada.
Since his debut he has gone on to win a Gold and Silver Medal at the FIS Junior World Championships, win the Lake Louise World Cup in 2013 and represent Australia at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
Whilst still one of the youngest athletes on the World Cup Tour, Jarryd has been a consistent performer in the Top 10 on the World Cup Circuit and been the youngest ever World number one.
In January 2016 Jarryd won Gold in the Snowboardcross event at X Games in Aspen Colorado making him the youngest ever winner and the first Australian male to ever win a Gold Medal at Winter X.