After a traumatic injury to his left leg/ankle when he was two and a half years old, George underwent several reconstructive surgeries during his childhood.
George comes from a sporting background, with both of his parents completing Ironman triathlons amongst other achievements, and George first started triathlon in 2009. In 2011 he was classified as a para-triathlete at a British Triathlon Talent ID day.
In 2013 he won his first major medal, a bronze at the ITU World Championships in London, making him the youngest para-triathlon medallist ever at the age of 17.
He made his Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 as the youngest member of the GB triathlon team, finishing in sixth place in the men's PT4 event.
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