The 2018 Olympic silver medalist qualified for finals in 11th place, and made a great start to heat racing winning in the round of 32.
In the quarter final round, Hughes just missed out on advancing to the next stage finishing third in his heat, giving him a final placing of tenth.
Also in action were NSWIS teammates Adam Dickson in 31st and Adam Lambert in 36th.
Unfortunately World Championship mixed team gold medalist Belle Brockhoff was unable to compete due to knee soreness, but is expected to return to training in the next weeks.
2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games Champion Josie Baff has recently joined the Snowboard Cross team in Europe for the remainder of the season with an aim to begin the qualification process towards Beijing 2022 Olympic Games.
The snowboard cross team will next head to Bakuriani, Georgia, for a double World Cup event on March 4 and 5.
IMAGE: Jarryd Hughes taking in the sun at Reiteralm © Jarryd Hughes Instagram