-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kidzworld Logo

Aleisha Cline: Xtreme Skier

She's fearless, loves big air and can bomb down the slopes at 135 miles an hour. Kidzworld checks out skier, Aleisha Cline.

Aleisha Cline - Baby On Skis

Aleisha Cline was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1970 and has been skiing since she was a baby. Her parents had her on skis before she reached the age of two and Aleisha Cline started racing at the age of four.

Aleisha Cline - Speed Skier

When she was 20, Aleisha Cline gave up traditional alpine skiing and moved into the newly developing sport of speed skiing. In speed skiing, skiers race down incredibly steep slopes, using aerodynamically designed skis. It's the world's fastest non-motorized sport and one of the most dangerous. Aleisha Cline competed in speed skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, where speedskiing was a demonstration sport. Cline set a world record at the Olympics by reaching a speed of 135 miles (215 km) per hour! Since then, Aleisha Cline has become one of the world's best all-around skiers. She's won three gold medals in Skier X at the Winter X Games, a gold at the World Freesking Championships and a first place finish at the 24 Hours of Aspen Ski Relay.

Aleisha Cline - 2004 X Games

At the 2004 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado, Aleisha Cline had to settle for a silver medal in the Skier X, after being upset by Karin Huttary, of Austria. "It was a great race with a lot of pushing and shoving at the beginning. You couldn't ask for a better race," said Cline. "I would have liked to have gotten gold, but I can share."

Aleisha Cline - Did U Know?

  • Aleisha Cline was voted Skier of the Year at the 2003 Action Sports and Music Awards.
  • Aleisha Cline is married to pro mountain biker, Shaums March.
  • Ironically, Aleisha Cline suffers from acrophobia - the fear of heights! Related Stories:


  • Shaun White Biography
  • Tara Dakides Interview
  • US Olympic Boarders
  • More Xtreme Sports
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    F1011663750670

    Most Dangerous Sport?

    • Crocodile Wrestling.
    • Skydiving.
    • Javelin Catching.
    • Freeskiing.

    Sports In The Forums

    kennedydance101
    Yasss Greenbay Packers 
    reply 2 days
    kennedydance101
    Obviously Greenbay Packers no better team!!!
    reply 2 days
    SmartSunnyShadow
    Obviously, I have already grown biceps, LOL. 
    reply 2 days
    drowning
    drowning posted in Xtreme Sports:
    Strength depends on personal build and health. Not gender.
    reply 6 days
    M702H
    M702H posted in Basketball:
    Talk about your experiences on your journey to making it to the NBA if you share this dream, and how it is coming along from the beginning to now. I can offer some advice to help along the way whether it be effective workouts or how to excel in your school's basketball team.
    reply 7 days