Following in his grandfather’s and father’s footsteps, George owned and operated a 100+ acre fruit farm of apples, peaches and nectarines. October of 1996, George broke his leg in a fall which later revealed the first signs of advance stage of prostate cancer.
George was committed to his work on the farm through the summer, but enjoyed the winter equally as time off gave him the opportunity to enjoy skiing, George was on the National Ski Patrol for 35 years.
When he broke his hip, he need a hip replacement and prevented him from skiing. About that time his wife was introduced to agility through her good friends Anne Salt and Sue Sacco.