is a World Champion, a World Champion burro racer. What exactly is burro racing, well pack burro racing is indigenous to the great state of Colorado and dates back to the mining days of yesteryear. The runner must lead the burro on a rope that is limited to 15 feet and the burro must carry 33 pounds of traditional mining gear, which consist of a pick, gold pan, and shovel.
Forty-three year old George Zack hails from Broomfield and almost won the Triple Crown of burro racing this year. George won the Fairplay World Championship Race which was 29 miles, he then won the Leadville "Boom Days" race which was 22 miles, but came in third at the Buena Vista "Gold Rush Days" 12 mile course, losing by less than two seconds.