George Grey


George Grey is a two-time Olympian who represented Canada at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010. In Vancouver, Grey was a member of the 4x10km relay team that achieved a best-ever Canadian finish of seventh place.


Enjoys cooking, wakeboarding and fly-fishing in the Bow River (Calgary) … Competed in sport of mountain biking (up to Nor-Am level) but quit to focus on skiing at age 16 … Favourite motto: Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2006 TurinSkiing - Cross-Country15km - Men32
2006 TurinSkiing - Cross-CountryMass Start 50km - Men44
2006 TurinSkiing - Cross-CountryRelay 4x10km - Men11
2006 TurinSkiing - Cross-CountrySkiathlon - Men26
2006 TurinSkiing - Cross-CountryTeam Sprint - Men11
2010 VancouverSkiing - Cross-Country15km - Men29
2010 VancouverSkiing - Cross-CountryMass Start 50km - Men18
2010 VancouverSkiing - Cross-CountryRelay 4x10km - Men7
2010 VancouverSkiing - Cross-CountrySkiathlon - Men8

Notable International Results

World Championship Results

2009 (Liberec, CZE): 5th - 4x10 km relay; 9th - team sprint C; 21st - 15 km C 2007 (Sapporo, JPN): 25th - 30 km pursuit; 70th - 15 km F 2005 (Oberstdorf, GER): 6th - team sprint F; 13th - 4x10 km relay; 19th - sprint C; 32nd - 30 km pursuit 2003 (Val di Fiemme, ITA): 15th - 4x10 km relay; 39th - 15 km C; 62nd - double pursuit

Career Notes

2009-10: Top World Cup finish was 28th in 15 km ... Won bronze in 10 km at Australia/New Zealand Cup in Snowfarm, NZE. 2008-09: Earned first World Cup medal in team sprint at Whistler Olympic Park (01/18/09) ... Had two top-10 finishes in team events at WC: 5th in relay (02/27/09) and 9th in team sprint (02/25/09) ... Secured two top-20 individual finishes on World Cup circuit ... Won two gold and one bronze on Nor-Am Cup tour. 2007-08: Captured two gold on Nor-Am Cup tour ... Won bronze in 10 km at the National Championships at Callaghan Valley, B.C. ... Best individual finish on World Cup was 17th in 30 km pursuit in Canmore, Alta. 2006-07: Double gold in the 15 km and the 30 km pursuit at the Canmore, Alta. stop on Nor-Am Cup tour ... Finished 11th in team sprint at WC ... Top World Cup result was 25th in 15 km in Cogne/Val d'Aosta, ITA. 2005-06: Competed in four Olympic races, with top result 11th in team sprint (02/14/06) ... Two gold medals on Nor-Am Cup circuit ... Top World Cup result was 7th in team sprint in Sapporo, JPN. 2004-05: 6th in team sprint, 13th in relay, 19th in sprint and 32nd in 30 km pursuit at 2005 WC ... Bronze in 15 km pursuit at Nor-Am Cup in Canmore, Alta. ... Best result on World Cup circuit was 13th on the Olympic course in Pragelato, ITA. 2003-04: Captured two National Championship bronze medals ... Had pair of 14th-place finishes on World Cup circuit in La Clusaz, FRA and Oberstdorf, GER, followed by season-best 9th-place finish in Lahti, FIN in team sprint. 2002-03: Gold, silver and bronze medals at FIS Races ... Top result was 15th in relay at first WC ... Top World Cup result was 38th in sprint. 2001-02: Silver and two bronze FIS medals ... Won silver and bronze at National Championships in Canmore, Alta. 2000-01: Silver in 10 km at Nor-Am Cup race in Minneapolis, USA ... Raced in first World Cup in Soldier Hollow, USA, best result 35th. 1999-00: Won gold in both 10 km and 30 km at FIS race in Canmore, Alta.