FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECharles Gagnier steps up his commitment to D-Structure.Montreal, January 9 - D-Structure International is proud to announce Charles Gagnier has upped the ante on his commitment to the D-Structure family by becoming a financial partner in the enterprise.The 20 year old Victoriaville, QC native had been a loyal and visible D-team member for many years. His 2005 X-Games slopestyle victory catapulted him to the ranks of the sport’s elite. Today, his commitment to D-Structure positions him as an industry entrepreneur.D-Structure opened in 1999 in Montreal as the first ski shop to cater exclusively to the newschool market. In 2003, with the implication of pro-skier Phil Belanger, a second shop opened its doors in Québec City. Since then the most influential skiers have joined D-Structure as owners and team riders to transition the little shop into an international business venture.