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Pierre-Luc Gagnon Interview

Photo of skateboarder, Pierre-Luc Gagnon, at the X Games.
Courtesy of EXPN

By: Simon

Pierre-Luc Gagnon is a powerhouse skateboarder who's known for pulling off sick spins and flip tricks in the halfpipe. The 2005 X Games gold medalist talks to Simon about breaking bones, building skateparks and busting big airs.

Simon: When did you start skateboarding and what made you try it instead of other sports?
Pierre-Luc Gagnon: I started when I was eight when my dad got me a skateboard. I liked skateboarding because it's an individual sport and it's more like an art form compared to other sports. It

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