At the impressive age of 84, Lorne Atkinson is an Olympic athlete, a mentor, a coach and a dedicated small business owner. As the owner of Ace Cycles in Kitsilano for the past 58 years, Lorne’s name is synonymous with cycling in British Columbia. He has voluntarily trained and coached more cyclists in BC than any other person involved in the sport. He is always available to athletes of all levels for advice and training tips. Lorne has been inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame and received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award. He is truly a leader and a legend.
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