Teller wins men's Skier X

John Teller edges out Chris Del Bosco for the Skier X win

Updated: January 30, 2011, 5:43 PM ET
By Devon O'Neil | ESPN Action Sports

John Teller used a daring maneuver to pass defending Skier X champion Chris Del Bosco late in Sunday's final and win a surprise gold medal by half a ski length. In doing so, Teller made sure one of the Winter X Games' strangest streaks lived a 14th year: no man has ever repeated as Skier X champion.

Teller, a Mammoth Lakes, Calif., racer who earlier this month became the first American to win a World Cup ski cross race, shot by Del Bosco high on a banked turn. Del Bosco had been the ...

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