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“I was first introduced to Finish Line® through your samples. In a world full of similar products, I did not take notice until my employees approached me asking to have your products reordered. I then tried them myself and was impressed by their quality. I have been using and recommending Finish Line® Products ever since.”

At the age of 22, George Morris, of the University of Virginia, was the youngest member of the U.S. show jumping team which won the silver medals at the Rome Olympics. Individually he placed 10th. He was also a member of gold medal winning US team at the 1959 Pan American Games. After the 1960 Olympics, Morris retired from competition and had a brief fling at an acting career, but he was soon back with the horses and achieved considerable success as an instructor and author. George  Morris has served as Director for the AHSA, President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, Vice President of the American Grand Prix Association, Director of the National Horse Show Association, USET Vice President for Show Jumping, and current endorser for Finish Line® Horse Products!

Some Career Highlights:

  • Chef d'Equipe for the US Show Jumping Team
  • Director for the AHSA
  • President of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame
  • Vice President of the American Grand Prix Association
  • Director of the National Horse Show Association
  • USET Vice President for Show Jumping
  • 1996 Co-Chef d'Equipe of the USET's Silver Medal Olympic Team
  • 1960 Olympic Team Medalist
  • And many more!

 

 

 

 

 

“George Morris.” SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Web. 7 June 2012. <http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/mo/george-morris-1.html>.