For nearly half of Andrew L’Esperance’s life, it’s been a bumpy ride. But he wouldn’t have it any other way. An elite athlete on the rise, Lespy (as he’s known to his friends) is on the path towards becoming a major contender on the international mountain biking scene.
As a born and raised Nova Scotian, Lespy is no stranger to representing his home province at an elite level. He began his athletic pursuits as a competitive diver, but soon realized his true passion was on dry land. With the hindsight and experience to guide him, this 22 year old also has the added benefit of 2020 foresight.
That is, he has the 2020 Olympics in Japan squarely in his sightlines and the ride to the top of the Olympic podium is not going to be one to miss