Kaillie Humphries

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Bobsledder
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Date of Birth September 4, 1985
Place of Birth Canada
Age 35 years old
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Kaillie Humphries

Kaillie Humphries is a Canadian-born bobsledder who currently represents the United States. Representing Canada, Humphries is a two-time Olympic champion in the two-woman, and is the 2018 Olympic bronze medalist with brakeman Phylicia George. With her victory in 2014, she became the first female bobsledder to defend her Olympic title. Due to her repeat championship, she was named flagbearer for the closing ceremonies at the 2014 Olympic Games together with brakewoman Heather Moyse. Humphries is also the two-time defending overall World Cup champion. To date, she is the most successful Canadian bobsledder in history. In 2019, she switched to representing the United States because of abuse and harassment that she claims she faced from the Canadian bobsled federation. In 2014, Humphries and Elana Meyers became the first women to pilot a mixed-gender team in the first international four-man bobsleigh competition to allow women to compete with/against men.

Country: United States
Sport: Bobsleigh
Event(s): Two-women
Coached by: Stefan Bosch
Olympic finals: 01! 01! 03!

About Kaillie Humphries

Canadian bobsledder who has dominated the competition by winning gold medals in the two-woman event at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics. In 2014, she received the Lou Marsh Award as the best Canadian athlete of the year.

Before Fame

She was an alpine ski racer as a teenager but retired from the sport after breaking both of her legs.

Achievement

She became the first female bobsledder to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals and was her country's flagbearer at the Games' closing ceremonies in 2014.

Family Life

She was previously married to former Olympic bobsledder Dan Humphries.

Associations

She has won two Olympic gold medals alongside bobsled partner Heather Moyse.

Information related to Kaillie Humphries

  • Olympic bobsledders of Canada
  • Bobsledders at the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Bobsledders at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Olympic medalists in bobsleigh
  • Olympic gold medalists for Canada
  • Olympic bronze medalists for Canada
  • Medalists at the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Medalists at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Sportspeople from Calgary
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Latest information about Kaillie Humphries updated on October 24, 2020.

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