George Grey

Name: George Greygeorge-grey---cross-country-skiing2
Sport: Cross Country Skiing
Hometown: Rossland, BC
Nickname: Gino

Favorite Sport Memory:
Bronze medal – Whistler World Cup. Winning a medal with a home crowd cheering me on.

Favorite Quote:
Tough times don’t last, tough people do.

CAN Fund Testimonial:
This program has given my racing life such a boost by enabling me to pursue the best training aids and training locations. Thanks Canadian Athletes Now Fund!

Best Result:
7th place 2010 Olympics, 4X10k Relay
8th place 2010 Olympics, 30k Pursuit
Bronze Whistler World Cup 2008/09 season

Fun Facts:
Hobbies – Fly Fishing, Windsurfing and Motor Biking.
Talents – Cooking, Eating and Growing Herbs
Fun Story – Tried to blow out burning white gas in a plastic cup when I was nine. Obviously it wouldn’t blow out, instead I lost my eyebrows and threw it outside where it landed on a tree…not good!