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A little something about Ashley Caldwell

Ashley Caldwell

Ashley Caldwell watched Olympic skiing on TV and thought it would be "totally awesome" to try aerials. Only after three years or aerials training, Caldwell made the U.S. Ski Team and the rest is history. In this news paper we will talk about the Olympic sport of free style skiing and a team U.S.A. women aerialist, Ashley Caldwell.

The life of 20 year old Ashley Caldwell.

First appearance in the Winter Olympics.

Ashley, (born September 14, 1993) is an American Freestyle Skier, who has competed since 2008. Her best World Cup finish was first in an aerials event in the United States in January 2011.

Caldwell was named to the US team for the 2010 Winter Olympics in January 2010. The youngest in the event, she reached the finals of the Aerials. She is the oldest of four children

Articles

In this link you will find some basic and detailed information about Ashley Caldwell and how she got into aerials freestyle skiing-http://freestyle.usskiteam.com/athletes/ashley-caldwell


In this link you will find a resent article update about Ashley caldwell and her return to the Olympics-http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/sochi/2013/12/20/ashley-caldwell-freestyle-rising-sochi-olympics/4145103/

Video one-

During this video you see Olympic athlete Ashley Caldwell takeing a run during the 2010 Olympics. Where she looked good but did not stick the landing due to her knees which have both have had surgery on.
Ashley Caldwell just misses podium - from Universal Sports

Video two-

During this video you see an interview about Ashley Caldwell's recent performance and about how she enjoys what she does.
Teen Ashley Caldwell Wins First World Cup

Highlights of her career.

  • Four-time NorAm champion
  • 2011, World Championships, 4th place
  • 2011, U.S. silver medalist
  • 2011, World Cup in Minsk silver medalist
  • 2011, World Cup in Lake Placid gold medalist
  • 2010, U.S. silver medalist
  • 2010, FIS World Cup Rookie of the Year