German luger who won 3 Olympic silver medals over 3 different Olympics, in addition to two sterling silver medals. He gained his first silver medal on the 1989 Globe Championships in Winterberg. He gained a complete of 22 medals on the FIL Globe Luge Championships. His dad, also called Georg, was his #1 enthusiast before dying of the coronary attack in 2002. He gained gold on the 1998 Olympics where skater Tara Lipinski also gained the gold.