Last Updated on July 14, 2020 by Darshan Modi
George Hood is a super athlete and a trainer; a certified one at that.
George Hood was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania in the United States.
George Hood went to Indiana Area Senior High School and completed in the year 1976.
After high school, he went to Indiana University of Public Administration and studied a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Public Service.
In 1980, he graduated from Indiana University of Public Administration and started working at the United States Marine Corps
In 1983, he also proceeded to study a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science at National University.
A year later he left his job at the United States Marine Corps and started working at the United States Naval Criminal Investigate Service for the next 11 years.
About George Hood
In 1995, he relocated to Naperville, Illinois. He quit his job and started working at the United States Drug Enforcement Administration for the next 12 years.
He was also continued with athletic feats and in 1986, he set the Guinness World Record for the rope skipping marathon in Hawaii. He went for 13 hours and 12 minutes.
In 2008, he started working at L3 Technologies.
Three years later he left the job and started working at Five Seasons Sports Club.
In 2013, he left his job at Five Seasons Sports Club and moved to Carlsbad, California where he started working at Carlsbad Paddle Club.
In 2014, he again left his job and started operating his own business; Oceanside Paddleboard and also worked as an instructor in Fit-X.
He works as an active trainer and instructor.
George Hood has set and broken many world records and says that he does them for charity; he is also a fundraiser.
Genetic Or Learned
George Hood has been a good athlete from a young age but perfected his skills as he grew up.
Guinness World Records
In 1986, he set the Guinness World Record for the Rope Skipping Marathon at 13 hours and 12 minutes.
Between 2007 and May 2008, he set three world records for the most hours on the Static Spin Cycling Marathon.
In July 2007, he set a world record by riding for 111 hours and 11 minutes on behalf of special kids of Willow Brook-Burr Kiwanis Club.
In 2008, he set another record at 117 hours for the Static Spin cycling Marathon.
In November 2010, he set his third world record for the Static Spin Cycle Marathon by going for 222 hours.
In 2011, he set a new world record for the plank at 1 hour 20 minutes.
In 2013, he set a similar record in Newport, KY within 3 hours 7 minutes which was a fundraiser event for Semper Fi Fund.
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Biographical Directory of the United States