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PLG wins X Games Vert

Updated: July 1, 2012, 3:10 AM ET
By Colin Bane | XGames.com

LOS ANGELES -- Pierre-Luc Gagnon won his sixth career X Games gold medal on Saturday, edging out Bucky Lasek in a tiebreaker decision in the Skateboard Vert finals in Los Angeles. Lasek won silver and Andy MacDonald won bronze, putting three longtime vert veterans atop the podium.

"It was nerve-racking," said Gagnon, of the tense, 20-minute final jam session, which saw several podium position changes in the final runs. "It's a lot of skating and I've been dealing with a couple of ...

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