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Calgary (RWH) Bobsleigh pilot Kaillie Humphries (CAN), 2010 and 2014 Olympic Champion, will take a break from racing the coming winter season. „I have been pushing boundaries for 16 consecutive years and this season I will be stepping away from high performance competition“, the 33-years-old announced on Facebook and Twitter. The Canadian plans to come back the following winter with the goal to compete at the 2022 and 2026 Olympic Winter Games.

Kaillie Humphries is one of the most successful female bobsleigh athletes, winning two Olympic gold medals as well as a bronze at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, being the 2012 and 2013 World Champion and having a total of five World Championships medals.

In Bobsleigh World Cup, she won her first race in December 2009 in Altenberg (GER), has a total of 22 World Cup victories until now and won the Overall BMW IBSF World Cup rankings 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018. ©RWH2018

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