Sport: Cross-Country Skiing

Hometown: Drummond, WI

 

What makes George tick?

Describe yourself in three words:
Confident, outgoing and committed

Why are sports important to you?
To show people that no matter what you can do what you set your mind to

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
Getting on the E-team

What does a typical day in your training program look like?
On weekdays we practice after school til about half an hour after dark. Saturday is usually a fun day.

Do you have any pre-competition rituals?
Warm up, pick out my after race snack

What is your favorite off-season activity?
Running

Who do you admire most?
My coach, Eric North

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
Go to the Olympics

What is your favorite quote:
If you have never failed you have never lived

What is your favorite food?

Chili

What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
You should a least give it a try. It is one of the most fun things ever. If you don’t give it a try you will never know what if feels like to ski down a big hill or run up a mountain.