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Alise Post

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Alise Post

Alise Post
  • Birth date 1/17/1991
  • Birthplace St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Hometown St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Residence Chula Vista, California
  • Height/Weight 5'2"/ 125 lbs

Biography

Alise Post was first introduced to BMX racing through her older brother when she was 6 years old. While some Olympians immediately take to their sports, Post had a bit of a rockier start – even forfeiting her first-ever race after succumbing to the racing version of stage fright. A former gymnast and track and field athlete, Post gave it all up to commit to BMX racing full-time upon graduating high school in 2009. A year earlier, she was denied a spot on the 2008 Olympic team because she was too young to compete, but – in 2012 – Post finally made her Olympic debut. After being unable to make it out of the semifinals in London, Post has her sights set on Olympic redemption in Rio.
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Getting to know Alise Post

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Looked up to Kim Hayashi as her cycling role model growing up

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Engaged to fellow Olympian Sam Willoughby

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Hosts an annual race, the Alise Post MS Race for a Cure, at her home track in Minnesota

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