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Kaillie Humphries is a professional American-Canadian bobsledder. Previously, she represented her country of origin, Canada. She has the qualities to become one of the greatest of all time in the World of Bobsledder.
|Date Of Birth
|September 4, 1985
|Ray and Cheryl Simundson
|Jordan Simundson, Shelby Simundson
|36 years old
|5 feet 7 inches
|$10 to $12 million
Kaillie Humphries Early Life
Kaillie was born as Kaillie Simundson on September 4, 1985, in Calgary, Alberta. Kaillie is now 36 years of age and is ruled by Virgo. In terms of her physique, she is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 76 kg. Her parents are Ray and Cheryl Simundson.
Speaking of her early life, she didn’t begin as a bobsledder, but she did compete in alpine skiing before she was 16 years old. However, she retired after breaking both legs in separate collisions.
Kaillie Humphries started her bobsleigh career in 2002 when she joined the Canadian team as a brakeman and alternate for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino.
Kaillie Humphries Career
Kaillie Humphries did not compete in the 2006 Winter Olympics, and she was a low-ranking member of the Canadian depth chart in 2007.
She pondered competing for the United Kingdom, where her fiancé, Dan Humphries, was born. But instead, Kaillie chose to stay with the Canadian squad and earned a position on the roster after enrolling in a bobsleigh driving school.
She took silver in the mixed bobsleigh-skeleton team event at Altenberg, Germany’s 2008 FIBT World Championships. Kaillie and Elana Meyers were the first women to pilot a mixed-gender team in the first international four-person bobsleigh tournament to enable women to participate alongside/against men in 2014.
Kaillie Humphries has earned 28 Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT) World Cup medals, 7 FIBT World Championships medals, and 3 Olympic Games medals completed the 2013–14 World Cup season.
Kaillie also got the Lou Marsh Award, given yearly to Canada’s best athlete. Kaillie’s teammates were Cynthia Appiah, Genevieve Thibault, and Melissa Lotholz. Kaillie became the first woman to drive an all-female team against males in a four-person World Cup bobsled competition on January 9, 2016.
In accord with NBC Olympics, Kaillie, a two-time Olympic champion from Canada, defected to representing the United States in 2019 due to reported abuse and harassment in Canadian bobsledding.
Since joining Team USA, she’s won three global titles: the two-woman titles in 2020 and 2021 and the first women’s mono bob title in 2021.
Her eligibility for the 2022 Winter Olympics was unclear as she awaited U.S. citizenship until Dec. 2, 2021, when she eventually received it in San Diego, California. However, two days later, she won her first race as an American citizen at Altenberg, Germany’s IBSF World Cup stop.
Kaillie Humphries Personal Life
Dan Humphries, a former bobsledder for Great Britain and Canada, was her husband. However, before the 2014 Olympics, the couple divorced, and Kaillie Humphries may or may not reclaim her maiden name of Simundson.
She married Travis Armbruster, a former American bobsledder, in California in September 2019.
What Is Kaillie Humphries Net Worth?
Kaillie’s actual earnings are not mentioned anywhere at present. Perhaps, she doesn’t prefer to share her profits with the media.
However, according to our estimation, her net worth could be around $10 to $12 million. Therefore, if she ever exposes her income, the general public will know it.
Kaillie Humphries Social Media
Kaillie Humphries looks active on social media platforms on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On Facebook, she has her official fan page and has 6.6K followers and 102 followings.
Similarly, Kaillie has created a handle @kailliehumphries on Instagram, where she has 1,618 posts, 24.7k followers, and 473 followings. On the other hand, she has an account @BobsledKaillie on Twitter, and there she has 590 followings and 29.1k followers.
Follow Kaillie on all three platforms to know more about her life and enjoy the posts regarding her sport.