NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The 2014 winter games are happening half a world away in Sochi, but not for one New Yorker.

Casey Neistat took advantage of the recent storms to go snowboarding across the streets of New York City.

In a clip uploaded to YouTube, Neistat is seen being dragged behind an SUV, on a snowboard, across the slushy streets of New York. In traffic. Without a helmet.

Another shot shows Neistat snowboarding down the steps of one of the courts on Center Street, and down the steps of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument.

Neistat is a filmmaker who had a television show on HBO.

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