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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.
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