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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Pierre Luc Gagnon on the DC Ramp

Pierre Luc Gagnon
Pierre Luc Gagnon
Pierre Luc Gagnon at the DC Ramp

Pierre-Luc Gagnon, also known as PLG (born May 2, 1980 in Boucherville, Canada), is a Canadian professional skateboarder.

Gagnon began skating in 1988, and entered his first competition in 1992.
A frequent participant in the X-Games, he has won fifteen medals (seven gold) in the Vert, Vert Double, Big Air and Vert Best Trick categories. He has also been victorious on the Dew Tour and in the Gravity Games, and was the winner of the vert division of the Maloof Money Cup with a wide array of technical flip tricks and spins including a nollie heelflip indy 540.

Gagnon won the Skateboard Vert at the AST China Invitational in Beijing in 2008. He won his third successive X Games gold medal and fifth overall, in 2010. Shortly after, he won his second Maloof Money Cup skateboard vert competition.

Pierre Luc Gagnon is 5 feet 10 inches (177 cm) tall and weighs 168 pounds (76.2 kg). His sponsors include Darkstar skateboards, RDS clothing, Osiris Footwear, Electric visual, Monster energy drink, Skullcandy headphones and capix helmets.

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