2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Hucks
18 January 1968 |
Port Augusta, South Australia
George Hucks (born 18 January 1968) is an Australian wheelchair rugby player. Born in the South Australian town of Port Augusta, he took up wheelchair rugby in 1994 and began playing for the Australian Steelers in 1995. During a practice in Atlanta before the 1996 Summer Paralympics, Hucks, the team's best player, broke his kneecap. He was part of the national team at the 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, and 2008 Beijing Paralympics, and won silver medals at the 2000 and 2008 games with the team. He works as a funds officer.
- "Athlete's Profile". Australian Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 4 December 2000. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
- "George Hucks". Australian Athletes with a Disability. Archived from the original on 4 October 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
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- Results for George Hucks from the International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
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