Georgiev, Georgi Dimitrov

GEORGIEV, GEORGI DIMITROV, inventor, cycle constructor (b 6 March 1942, Varna, Bulgaria). After military service in the Bulgarian navy, he worked as an auto mechanic. He studied sculpting at the Academy of Arts in Belgrade. In 1972 he immigrated to Canada, settling in Toronto and operating an art bronze foundry. In 1987 he moved to Gabriola Island, where he began designing and constructing arm-powered recumbent tricycles for Rick Hansen and other disabled athletes. He also developed racing...

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