Olympic Daredevil Sage Kotsenburg Is Afraid of Heights

VIDEO: Olympian Sage Kotsenburg tells ABCs Matt Gutman that he fears heights when its "out of my hands."

Sage Kotsenburg, he of gold medal-winning, death-defying airborne snowboard stunts, told ABC News he is actually afraid of heights.

Riding a chairlift to the top of the mountain? Terrifying. Even standing on a balcony to do an interview with ABC News' Matt Gutman? Enough for the jitters.

The 20 year-old from Park City, Utah showed off the gold medal he won on Saturday in the inaugural slopestyle snowboard event. He said he was surprised by how much it weighed.

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