Alex Pullin

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Alex Pullin
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Personal information
Nickname(s) Chumpy
Born (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 26)
Mansfield, Victoria
Residence Sydney, NSW
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) (2014)[1]
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb) (2014)
Sport
Country Australia
Sport Snowboarding
Event(s) Snowboard Cross Men
Updated on 7 February 2014.

Alex Pullin is an Australian snowboarder. He competed for Australia at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Snowboard cross. He had the fastest qualifying time (1:20.15) in his event,[2] but was eliminated in the first round of competition, finishing in 17th place by virtue of his qualifying time.[3] Pullin has also competed in the Winter X Games since 2008. In 2011 he became an ambassador for Suzuki Australia as part of a sponsorship with the vehicle manufacturer.[4] Outside of snowboarding, Pullin fronts a reggae band called Love Charli.[5]

Pullin was the flag bearer for the Australian Winter Olympic team at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games in Russia[6] and competed in the Men's Snowboard Cross. One of the favorites in that event, Pullin was eliminated in the quarterfinals.[1][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alex Chumpy Pullin". sochi2014.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Video Medals News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Video Medals News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Alex Pullin Pro Snowboarder/Musician. "Alex Pullin Profile - Competition History". Espn.go.com. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Winter Olympics: Big hopes on the slopes, Qantas Travel Insider, February 2010.
  6. ^ "Chumpy to carry the Flag | Sochi 2014". Sochi2014.olympics.com.au. 2014-02-07. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "No luck for Aussie men in Snowboard Cross | Sochi 2014". Sochi2014.olympics.com.au. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Torah Bright
Flagbearer for  Australia
Sochi 2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent