Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov, right, reacts next to Sacha Giger, left, head of the Swiss snowboard team, during a news conference ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Podladtchikov won't defend his title due to injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games. The gold medalist, known as the I-Pod, practiced on the Olympic halfpipe Friday, but afterward said it would be "totally unreasonable'' for him to compete.
Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov, right, reacts next to Sacha Giger, left, head of the Swiss snowboard team, during a news conference ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Podladtchikov won't defend his title due to injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games. The gold medalist, known as the I-Pod, practiced on the Olympic halfpipe Friday, but afterward said it would be "totally unreasonable'' for him to compete. Keystone via AP Jean-Christophe Bott
Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov, right, reacts next to Sacha Giger, left, head of the Swiss snowboard team, during a news conference ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Podladtchikov won't defend his title due to injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games. The gold medalist, known as the I-Pod, practiced on the Olympic halfpipe Friday, but afterward said it would be "totally unreasonable'' for him to compete. Keystone via AP Jean-Christophe Bott

Injured I-Pod won't get chance for another Olympic gold

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