Marc Gagnon

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Birthday
24, 1975
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Speed skater who won three Olympic gold medals, one in the 500 meter race in 2002 and two in the 5,000-meter relay, in 1998 and 2002; inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He began skating when he was 3 years old and was competing by the time he was 4.

Trivia

He became a four-time Overall World Champion.

Family Life

He grew up in Chicoutimi, Quebec.

Associated With

He and American speed skater Apolo Ohno both took home gold at the 2002 Olympics; Ohno's gold came in the 1,500 meter race.