Marc-Antoine Gagnon

Marc-Antoine Gagnon has been a proud Cascades athlete since 2012. This experienced moguls skier already has an impressive medal count and hopes to stand on the podium again at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Marc-Antoine, who describes himself as calm and easy-going, is now a member of the remarkable Canadian team that has dominated freestyle skiing competitions for the past several years.

 

 

 

Biography

First and last name: Marc-Antoine Gagnon
Sport: Freestyle skiing
Date of birth: March 6, 1991
Age  24 years old
Hometown:  Montréal
   
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Official website: www.marcantoinegagnon.com

Number of years in the sport:

Marc-Antoine began skiing at the age of two. He got into freestyle skiing a few years later, while training the Club de Val-St-Côme. At the age of 15 he joined the Quebec freestyle team and competed at his first Canada Winter Games, where he took home silver medals in moguls and dual moguls. He qualified for the Canadian team at age 19, competing in his first world championships on the national team that same year. In 2014, Marc-Antoine qualified for the Sochi Olympic Games, where he placed fourth. Most recently, in 2015 he and his teammates ascended the podium at the World Ski Championships in Austria, a first in the history of mogul skiing!


Field of study:

In December 2015, Marc-Antoine received his diploma in natural sciences from the Cégep de Terrebonne. He entered university soon after to begin his studies in economics.


Quote:

If you have everything under control, then you’re not going fast enough.”

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