The Suit Still Fits

Lorne “Ace” Atkinson
Induction Year: 1997
Sport: Cycling
Category: Builder

Did You Know?

Ace Atkinson represented Canada at several international competitions from 1948 to 1954, including the 1948 Olympics in London.

Facts

  • During the 1950s Lorne gave Canada a 5th place finish in the 10 Mile Track Championship, but also managed and coached the Canadian team For the 1954 British Empire games as well
  • Lorne served on the committee that established the China Creek Cycling Track, assisted in the organization of the cycling events, captained the Canadian team, and placed 4th in the 10 Mile track event (again, Canada’s best showing)
  • In 1962, Lorne became President of the Vancouver Bicycle Club, and was made a Life Member two years later