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Don Lyon

Alpine :: Coach

Don Lyon is linked to many of the well-known athletes in Canadian women's ski racing – including:  1974 World Championship Silver medallist:  Betsy Clifford, 1976 Olympic Champion:  Kathy Kreiner; 1982 World Champion:  Gerry Sorensen; five time World Cup Gold medallist:  Laurie Graham; 1986 World Cup winner at Furano:  Liisa Savijarvi; double Olympic medallist and World Silver medallist:  Karen Percy; Olympic champion and 1992 Female Athlete of the Year:  Kerrin Lee-Gartner; and 1993 World Champion:  Kate Pace-Lindsay.  In all, “Lyon's Lions" won 17 World Cup Golds, four Olympic medals, and two World Championships. ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1944

Active Period:  1960 - 2005

Inducted:  1994

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