Year of Birth: 1929

Category: Builder

Year of Induction: 2017

 

 

Key Contributions:

With over 50 years of volunteer experience under athletics in the Thunder Bay area, George Walters has played a major role in the development of athletics through the Legion Camp Program.

George’s role as an official and meet director has allowed him to successfully organize hundreds of competitions, including a number in Manitoba.

George represented North Western Region on the OTFA Board of Directors and was the key contact for OTFA in the region throughout his time in Thunder Bay. He played leading roles in organization of the 1981 Canada Summer Games (Chairman of Officials) and OFSAA Championships in Thunder Bay. Additionally, George officiated in many local, regional, provincial, national, and international meets including the 1983 World University Games (Edmonton) and 1993 World Indoors (Toronto).