Athlete Spotlight: Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier
Q: How old were you when you first started figure skating?
Piper: 2 ½-years-old
Paul: 5-years old
Q: If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Piper: A good chocolate chip cookie
Paul: Cook up rice
Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Piper: My superpower would be to fly so I can get to places faster
Paul: Speak all the languages
Q: What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
Piper: An adventurous vacation to all the places I’ve been wanting to go
Paul: Some mutual funds or something responsible
Q: What is your dream vacation destination and why?
Piper: That’s a tough one!! I’ve always wanted to go to Santorini or Croatia in the summertime on the coast!
Paul: Bolivia…. Just always a place that has fascinated me.
Q: What is your favourite thing about figure skating?
Piper: My favorite thing about skating is that it gives you the chance to create art with my body, emotions and spirit.
Paul: The energy and pull of the momentum moving through my body.
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