Austinite takes Gold at X Games

(Eric Janzen/KXAN)
(Eric Janzen/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Chase Hawk grew up and still lives in Austin and Sunday he took home gold in the BMX Street event.

The final day of the X Games saw the Austinite landing two of the day’s highest scores.

Sunday’s medal was the first time Hawk made the podium in the X Games despite competing in the extreme sports championships since 2006.

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