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Snowboard silver medalist Jarryd Hughes reveals inconvenient phobia

Aussie snowboard sensation Jarryd Hughes brought home a silver medal in one of the Winter Olympics’ most dangerous and high-paced events.

Now the Snowboard Cross star has revealed an inconvenient phobia that could have potentially ended his career.

The 22-year-old joined Alan Jones in studio following his return from South Korea, describing the adrenaline-fuelled final.

“I’ve been doing it for so long it’s just what I do. Take me off a snowboard and I’m terrified of heights.

“Throw me on a snowboard and 150-foot jumps, no worries.”

Click PLAY below for the full interview with Jarryd and his dad

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