He then won three consecutive qualifying finals, where riders battle the mountain in pairs, before scoring what turned out to be a comprehensive win over Italian Pozzerle in the decider.
Yet the result wasn't the most disappointing aspect for Pick, feeling his best race was left on the snow in the first of two events of his week.
Prior to Simon's win yesterday, Jessica Gallagher was the only athlete to win medals at both summer and winter games.
Alana Ramsay joined her compatriot on the podium as she claimed a bronze medal in the same Super Combined event. This time, the Games involve 48 countries from across the globe.
Despite only 30 Russians being declared eligible for PyeongChang, the reduced squad stands second in the medal standings with six gold, six silver and five bronze medals.
Patmore with his historic gold. "You just keep pushing do you can get those highs again".
Earlier, his compatriots Sean Pollard (upper limb) and Ben Tudhope (lower-limb category two) finished ninth and 10th respectively in the event.
"I look forward to meeting our Para athletes to offer my congratulations in person, and thank them for their efforts, when we officially welcome them home later this month", Carmel Sepuloni said.
For Pick this is not the last bite at the Paralympic cherry with the banked slalom to follow on Thursday, with fellow snowboarders Ben Moore and James Barnes-Miller also in action.
Those fears were heightened a day ago when world No.2 snowboarder and team co-captain Joany Badenhorst was ruled out of competition with a knee injury.
But despite the strong figures, attendance at many events such as alpine skiing and biathlon has been spotty, with empty seats being assigned to staff and volunteers. Melissa is a visually impaired skier and she won with the help of her sighted guide, Christian Geiger.
Until March 18, OMEGA will be behind the clock in every single sport, just as it has done at 28 Olympic Games.