George Barber is the dad of Shawnacy Barber who was a Canadian track and field athlete specialising in the pole vault. At the 2015 Beijing World Championships in Athletics, he won the pole vault competition with a height of 5.90 metres, making him a world champion.
Who Is Ann Barber?
Ann Barber is the mother of Shawnacy Barber. She was married with George Barber. Couple has two sons together named, David Barber and Shawnacy Barber. When Shawnacy Barber was 10 years old, Ann and George get divorced and Shawnacy moved to New Caney, Texas. He split his time growing up between the Toronto area and the United States and graduated from Kingwood Park High School in Houston.
Throughout competitions, Barber referred to Toronto as his hometown. He stated that he decided to represent Canada because his specific sport was more significant there and because he wanted to emulate his father.
George Barber Wiki
George Barber grew up in El Paso, Texas but was himself born in Kincardine, Ontario. He is a pole vaulter who competed twice for Team Canada at the Summer Olympic trials and the 1983 World Championships. George best recognized as the father of Shawnacy Barber.
George’s Son Died At The Age of 29
George Barber was very proud of his son’s career. On January 17, 2024, Shawnacy Barber has died in Kingwood, Texas at 29 from medical complications. In April 2017, Shawnacy came out as gay.
Shawnacy Barber was a Canadian footballer who was born on May 27, 1994, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He stands at a height of 1.91 meters (6 feet 3 inches) and weighing 79 kilograms (174 pounds; 12.4 stone), Barber was known for his athletic physique.
Tribute pours for Shawnacy Barber
Tragic news that 29-year-old Shawn Barber, the world pole vault champion in 2015 passed away. His agent @DoyleManagement shared the news on Instagram.