Kaillie Humphries is a Canadian-American ice skater. She and Elana Meyers was the first women squad to pilot a mixed-gender team in a four-person bobsled competition and also drove an all-female team against men in a four-person World Cup bobsled race. It is known that she was coached by Stefan Bosch. She is in limelight for her performance in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and winning the gold medal in the Monobob event.
Kaillie Humphries was born on 4th September 1985 in Calgary, Alberta. The names of her parents are Ray Simundson and Cheryl Simundson. She also has siblings whose names are Jordan Simundson and Shelby Simundson. Kaillie must have completed her high school studies at a local school in her hometown. The details about her schooling and further education have not been shared with the media. At a young age, she started training for skiing.
Kaillie Humphries Career
Kaillie showed interest in a skiing career at a young age. She was determined and focused to compete professionally. In 2002 she started Bobsled’s career and remained with the Canadian team. She was seen at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino. From 2007 to 2013 she was competing at various competitions. The matches 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 competed at many matches. She was seen at the PyeongChang Olympic Winter game, FIBT World Cup Season, Konigssee World Championship, Sochi singles event, Altenbery singles event, Lake Placid singles event, Calgary singles event, and more matches. Recently in 2022, she is seen competing in ay Beijing Olympic Winter Game.
In 2018 she filed a harassment complaint against Head coach Todd Hays of Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton. She wanted to release herself from BCS but it was refused because of her competitive reasons which led to a lawsuit with the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre 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 was also conducted by Hill Advisory inc. where there was not enough evidence to convict Hays, Le Bihan, or Storey. She was also granted a request to be released from the Canadian program and started competing for the United States. On 15th July 2021, she received a decision from the SDRCC arbitrator that the investigation of Mr. Hill was not thorough nor reasonable.
Kaillie Humphries Biography
|4 September 1985
|Age (as of 2022)
|in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
|in Kilograms – 76 kg – in Pounds – 168 lbs
|Jordan Simundson, Shelby Simundson
|Who is her husband?
Kaillie was previously married to Dan Humphries. Dan was a former bobsledder who competed for Great Britain and Canada. They got married at a private wedding ceremony and filed for a divorce before the 2014 Olympics. In September 2019 she tied a knot with Travis Ambruster. Travis is a former bobsledder and they got married in California.
Kaillie Humphries Net Worth
Kaillie Humphries is well known for her skiing skills. She competed in various World Championships and Olympic Games. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $12 million. She earns income by winning matches, through prize money.
- At the age of 16, she competed in alpine skiing.
- She met with an accident and broke both legs when she was 16 and retired.
- Kaillie won a gold medal at Europa Cup in 2006.
- She has been to elementary schools in Calgary and spoken about the importance of physical activity, setting goals, and avoiding drugs.
- In 2006 she was given a silver medal in World Junior Championship.
- In the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, she won gold with Heather Moyse.
- Kaillie is also active in social causes and she is part of the “I’ve been bullied” campaign.
- She also supports Right to Play which is a sports program for underprivileged youth and Special Olympics.