George Norton

Date of Birth: 6/11/84

Hometown: Salina, Kansas

Event(s): Men’s Three-Position Rifle, Men's Air Rifle, Men's Prone Rifle

George is a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and hopes to coach at the collegiate level once he retires from the Army. His father, Joel, shot in the 1984 Olympic Team Selection Match for Skeet. He is married to Elizabeth Norton and they have a daughter, Madelynne.

Favorite quote: "If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." - Thomas Edison

Best piece of shooting advice: Train more and find the right coach. No piece of equipment will amount to what you will gain from quality range time with a coach that actually knows what there talking about.

Easy Points: The Mental Game (USA Shooting News July/August 2011)

Competition Highlights

  • 2015 Pan American Games, Silver Medalist (Three-Position)
  • 2015 National Championships, Silver Medalist (Three-Position)
  • 2015 Anniston Airgun Selection Match, Silver Medalist (Air)
  • 2015 Rifle/Pistol Spring Selection, Silver Medalist (Three-Position)
  • 2015 Winter Rifle Selection Match Bronze Medalist (Three-Position)
  • 2014 Winter Airgun Championships, Fourth Place (Air)
  • 2014 World Cup USA - 11th Place (Air)
  • 2010 CAT Games - Silver (Three-Position)