As the dust settled on last night's amazing Olympic Halfpipe the world took stock of Iouri Podladtchikov's incredible performance that had made him Olympic champion. We've collected the best of the internet's reaction to an incredible night in snowboarding history.

 

Roger Federer was one of the first to congratulate his countryman.

https://twitter.com/rogerfederer/statuses/433335680865812482

Mark McMorris was pretty impressed.

https://twitter.com/markmcmorris/status/433306939632926720

It was seen as some to be a changing of the guard.

https://twitter.com/RichardCondliff/status/433307110542426112

While some saw similarities between Iouri Podladtchikov and another familiar face.

https://twitter.com/ElleOhHell/status/433526383231242240

Suddenly even people you wouldn't expect knew what a YOLO flip was.

https://twitter.com/DFab1959/status/433582825988956160

 

American athlete, Andrew Wheating, had condolences for Shaun White.

https://twitter.com/AndrewWheating/status/433451021864427520

While Nate Abbott wondered if White would fall foul of Russia's stance on homosexuality.

https://twitter.com/nabbott/statuses/433298872912576513

This user drew some unusual links between politics and snowboarding - and ignored the 2010 Winter Olympics.

https://twitter.com/dangitobama/status/433448811604627456

 

Terje Haakonsen felt that the gold should've gone to the Far East.

https://twitter.com/terje_haakonsen/status/433308605807218688

Mark McMorris' brother, Craig, was pretty impressed too.

https://twitter.com/Craig_McMorris/status/433312426181029888

The Irish Embassy in Japan also got involved.

https://twitter.com/IrishEmbJapan/status/433534797088964609

 

Winter X-Games Champion, Danny Davis, apologised for America's poor showing.

https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/433306874968956928

But Sage Kotsenburg had an important reminder for us all.

https://twitter.com/sagekotsenburg/statuses/433306882070290432

 

Iouri hasn't taken to twitter to celebrate his victory just yet.

https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/433583215379771392

But reminded the world what it had taken for him to take gold.

Congrats Iouri Podladtchikov!

https://twitter.com/Snowboardermag/status/433323593498255361