Kaillie Humphries is a Canadian-American bobsledder. She and Elana Meyers were the first women’s team to pilot a mixed-gender team in a four-man bobsleigh competition, and also rode an all-women’s team against men in a four-man bobsleigh World Cup race. It is known that she was coached by Stefan Bosch. She is in the spotlight for her performance at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, winning the gold medal in the monobob event.
Kaillie Humphries was born on September 4, 1985 in Calgary, Alberta. Her parents’ names are Ray Simundson and Cheryl Simundson. She also has siblings named Jordan Simundson and Shelby Simundson. She attended the National Sport School in Calgary. Kaillie must have completed her high school diploma from a local school in her hometown. The details of her schooling and further education were not disclosed to the media. She started skiing at a young age.
Kaillie Humphries career
Kaillie showed interest in a skiing career from a young age. She was determined and focused to compete professionally. In 2002 she started her bobsleigh career and stayed with the Canadian team. She was seen at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. From 2007 to 2013 she took part in various competitions.
The games were FIBT World Cup Season, Altenburg World Championship, Winterberg World Championship, Lake Placid World Championship, St. Moritz Championship, Igls Single Event World Cup, Whistler Event, Park City World Cup Single Events and many more.
From 2014 to 2018 she took part in many competitions. She has been seen at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, FIBT World Cup season, Koenigssee World Championship, Sochi Individuals Tournament, Altenbery Individuals Tournament, Lake Placid Individuals Tournament, Calgary Individuals Tournament and more. More recently, in 2022, she is seen at one of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
In 2018, she filed a harassment complaint against Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton head coach Todd Hays. She wanted to part ways with BCS, but was refused on competitive grounds, leading to a lawsuit with the Sport Dispute Resolution Center of Canada.
In September 2019, she submitted a list of conditions under which she would be willing to compete for Canada and an independent investigation by Hill Advisory Inc. was also conducted. where there was not enough evidence to convict Hays, Le Bihan or Storey.
She was also granted an application to be released from the Canadian program and began competing for the United States. On July 15, 2021, she received a decision from the SDRCC Arbitrator that Mr Hill’s investigation was neither thorough nor adequate.
Kaillie Humphries biography
|Real name||Kaillie Humphries|
|Date of birth||September 4, 1985|
|Age (as of 2022)||36 years|
|Place of birth||Calgary, Canada|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 76kg – in pounds – 168 pounds|
|shoe size||7.5 (US)|
Kaillie Humphries Family
|sister||Jordan Simundson, Shelby Simundson|
|Who is Kaillie Humphries’ husband?||Travis Armbruster|
Kaillie was previously married to Dan Humphries, a former bobsledder. Dan competed for Great Britain and Canada. They married at a private wedding ceremony and filed for divorce ahead of the 2014 Olympics. She met Travis Armbruster in 2015, and in 2016 became partners. In September 2019, she married Travis Ambruster. Travis is a former bobsledder and they married in California.
Kaillie Humphries Net Worth
Kaillie Humphries is known for her skiing skills. She took part in various World Championships and Olympic Games. According to sources, her net worth is estimated at around $14 million. She makes money by winning games, through prize money.
Facts About Kaillie Humphries
- At the age of 16 she competed in alpine skiing.
- She had an accident and broke both her legs when she was 16 and retired.
- Kaillie won a gold medal at the Europa Cup in 2006.
- She attended elementary schools in Calgary and spoke about the importance of physical activity, goal setting and avoiding drugs.
- In 2006 she was awarded a silver medal at the Junior World Championships.
- At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she won gold with Heather Moyse.
- Kaillie is also involved in social causes and is part of the I’ve Been Bullied campaign.
- She also supports Right to Play, a sports program for underprivileged youth, and Special Olympics.