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Sunday, August 19, 2012

How Pierre Luc Gagnon won Dew Tour 2012 at Ocean City

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Pierre Luc Gagnon: Dew Tour 2012 Ocean City winner
Dew Tour 2012 Ocean City Vert Results

For the second time in a little bit over 2 years in Ocean City, a couple of days ago, half-way through the Dew Tour's 2012 Ocean City, all eyes were on the skateboarding events.

Thousands of fans gathered on the beach at Dorchester Street as defending champion Pierre Luc-Gagnon (PLG) won the skate vert finals, while Baltimore native Bucky Lasek leading going into the finals, fall on his last run taking second place, followed by Sandro Dias in third.

"I never got around to doing the round I wanted to because I kept falling toward the end of my run," Said Bucky Lasek, adding that he loves bringing something new to the competition, like the boneless to invert maneuver that he pulled off after inventing it just last week.

PLG with a massive air at Ocean City Dew Tour
On the other han, winner PLG said that "It feels great to win again at the Dew Tour.” PLG added that . "I had a hard time in practice, but kept my cool and threw it down when it mattered. I’ve done this a bunch of times, so I knew what I had to do."

Pierre Luc Gagnon said he was impressed by the support of the spectators on the beach. "The fans are so into it here in Ocean City," he said. "It feels great to perform in front of a crowd like this."

More than 50 competitors were lined up for the event, the second year in a row that the Dew Tour has been held on the beach in Ocean CIty

Dew Tour 2012 Ocean City Vert Final Results
1 Pierre-Luc Gagnon
2 Bucky Lasek
3 Sandro Dias
4 Andy Macdonald
5 Bob Burnquist

PLG leaves Ocean City with the skate vert victory. Congrats! Photo Dew Tour-Alli

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