Video of Iouri Podladtchikov, aka I-Pod, showing off skateboarding skills

Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov shocked the world by winning gold in the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics. What you may not have known, however, is that the man better known as I-Pod first got his start skateboarding.

Following is a clip of him hitting a skatepark in Zurich for NBC’s Olympic broadcast.