PLG plots a return to X Games gold

9-time X Games gold medalist Pierre-Luc Gagnon on his 20+ year skateboarding career:

“It’s helped keep me happy and motivated through the years. It helped me avoid gangs and drugs as a kid, and it’s helped me avoid the party scene and all that as an adult, all the kinds of dumb stuff other people get into looking for the same kind of rush I already get from learning a new trick or winning a contest. All the months I wasn’t skating because I was hurt, let’s just say those definitely weren’t my happiest months. Maybe that’s the biggest reason I’m trying to get back to it again: the pure love for that feeling is the biggest motivation.”

> Full story via XGames.com

Photo: Dan Mathieu

 

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