Hill grabs snowboard cross silver at World Cup in Spain

Feature photo: Kevin Hill raced to a silver in snowboard cross at the Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria on January 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Kevin Hill nabbed a World Cup silver medal in the men’s snowboard cross competition in La Molina, Spain on Sunday.

Hill landed on his first World Cup podium since racing to third in Switzerland in March. The Sochi 2014 Olympian, finished between Australian winner Alex Pullin and bronze medallist Lucas Eguibar.

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Over in the Czech Republic, Max Eberhardt competed in men’s slopestyle, where he automatically qualified for the final, after winning best trick on Saturday.


In the final, Eberhardt just missed the podium placing fourth in the competition.