04/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Shaun White's Double McTwist Crash (VIDEO)

Shaun White suffered a brutal crash at the Winter X Games Friday night while attempting a 1260 trick called the Double McTwist. The snowboarder's face smashed into the superpipe at a high velocity and his neck appeared to jerk backwards.

Fortunately, White was not seriously injured. He remained at the event and captured his third consecutive X Games title. White says he is already beginning to feel better. Scroll down for video.