German luger who won three Olympic gold medals over three different Olympics, as well as two silver medals.
He won his first gold medal at the 1989 World Championships in Winterberg.
He won a total of 22 medals at the FIL World Luge Championships.
His father, also named Georg, was his #1 fan before dying of a heart attack in 2002.
He won gold at the 1998 Olympics where skater Tara Lipinski also won the gold.