CALGARY, Alberta — On July 1st, Lifesport Calgary Inc., a specialty Cross Country Ski and Biking retailer, transitioned to a new ownership group. At this time, the store will remain at 1110 Gladstone Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3E7 (P) 403.270.4501.
Lifesport was founded in 1987 by Norm Person and has been at its existing location for the past 15 years. Norm was committed to providing excellent service, and enthusiastically supporting local athletes in cross country skiing and biking. More recently, he added disc golf discs and accessories, to support enthusiasts of the sport. Norm carved out a niche in Calgary, and had many loyal customers. The new ownership group would like to acknowledge Norm’s achievements and thank him for establishing a solid foundation for the continuation of Lifesport.
The new ownership group consists of Kit Richmond, Rick Giberson, and Peter Krohn. All three are excited to continue Lifesport’s tradition of excellence! Together they bring the expertise that will ensure Lifesport clients receive excellent service and access to professional products.
Kit is an avid x-c skier, formerly racing as a collegiate athlete and on Canada’s national development team. He has extensive racing and coaching experience and an in-depth knowledge of the x-c ski market.
Rick is a former elite level racer on Canada’s Mountain Biking circuit. He brings over 20 years of experience servicing bikes, including being a lead technician at the Trans Rockies event.
Peter is an avid cyclist, who has operated a bike courier business since 2004; and has been a bike courier since 1991. He adds a broad-based knowledge of road cycling to Lifesport’s expertise.
About Lifesport Calgary: Lifesport Calgary, (http://lifesport-calgary.com/) is a specialty retailer offering a wide array of Cross-Country skis, Bikes, and Disc Golf products and accessories. In addition, Lifesport provides fast turn-around, inhouse Bike and Cross country ski service. The company was founded in 1987 by Norm Person and has transitioned to a new ownership, under Kit Richmond, Rick Giberson, and Pete Krohn.