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Our Founders

Cycle for Survival was founded by Jennifer Goodman Linn—a Memorial
Sloan Kettering patient and Equinox member—and her husband, Dave.
Following Jen’s own rare cancer diagnosis, they wanted to do
something to fight back. Jen sparked this movement and, despite
losing her own battle with cancer in 2011, we continue to be inspired by
her passion and determination to make a difference.

In Her Own Words
Watch these videos to hear Jen tell her story and get a glimpse of her spirited, magnetic
personality as she celebrated her last birthday, her 40th, by dancing.
Jen's Story
Take a Moment to Dance
Jen's Bike
At all of our events across the country, we have a special bike that we established in Jen's honor. Cancer survivors and caregivers take turns riding "Jen's Bike”—pushing the Cycle for Survival movement forward, one pedal at a time.
The Jennifer Goodman Linn Laboratory of New Drug Development in Sarcoma and Rare Cancers
In 2012, shortly after her passing, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center dedicated a lab in Jen's name. MSK wanted to give Jen and all who loved her this high honor, recognizing her incredible advancement of rare cancer research.