George Christie served as a Marine reservist and after completing his service became an electrician and communications specialist for the Department of Defense. He 'prospected' for the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in 1975, becoming a full-patch member in 1976. Eventually founding the Ventura chapter and serving as its president for over thirty years, he carried the torch at the 1984 Olympic Games. He also served as the club's international spokesman for more than two decades. His book, Exile on Front Street, accounts his life as, and his life after, being a Hells Angel. He lives in Ojai, CA.