Alise Post

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Alise Post
Personal information
Full name Alise Rose Post
Nickname "The Beast"
Born (1991-01-17) January 17, 1991 (age 23)
St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 52.2 kg (115 lb)
Team information
Current team Factory Redline
Discipline Bicycle Motocross (BMX)
Role Racer
Rider type Off Road
Amateur team(s)
2000 Fly
2001-2003 Staats/TBS
2003-2004 Avent/Bombshell
2004-2005 Hyper Bicycles
2005-2006 CMC Inc.
Professional team(s)
2006 CMC Inc.
2006-2008 Formula Bicycle/Monster Factory
2009 Redline Bicycles
Infobox last updated on
December 29, 2008

Alise Rose Post[1] (born January 17, 1991 in St. Cloud, Minnesota) is an American professional "Current School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years are from 2002–Present. Has the moniker of "The Beast".[1]

Racing career milestones[edit]

Note: Professional firsts are on the national level unless otherwise indicated.

Started racing: In 1997 at the age of six. Her brother raced and suggested that she try it.[2]

First race result: Backed out of racing at the last minute. She looked down the steep starting hill and couldn't bring herself to do it.[3] After overcoming her sense of nerves the next week she placed 2nd in her second attempt at racing.[2]

Sanctioning body:

First win (local):

First sponsor:

First national win:

Turned Professional/Elite:* Professional during the third week of January 2006 at 15 years of age.[4]

First Junior Women[5] race result:

First Elite Women[5] race result:

First Professional[5] race result: Third place on day 1 in the American Bicycle Association Winternationals in Phoenix, Arizona on April 1, 2006. She came in third as well the next day.[6]

First Professional win: At the ABA Supernationals in Desoto, Texas on May 7, 2006 (Day 2).[7]

Retired: Still active.

Height & weight at height of his career (2005–Present): Ht:5'2" Wt:115 lbs.[8]

Career factory and major bike shop sponsors[edit]

Note: This listing only denotes the racer's primary sponsors. At any given time a racer could have numerous ever changing co-sponsors. Primary sponsorships can be verified by BMX press coverage and sponsor's advertisements at the time in question. When possible exact dates are given.

Amateur[edit]

  • Fly: 2000
  • Staats/TBS: 2001-September 2003
  • Avent/Bombshell: September 2003-November 2004
  • Hyper Bicycles: November 2004-December 3, 2005
  • CMC (Construction Management Consultants)[9] Inc.: Early December 2005-December 17, 2006 Post would turn pro with this sponsor.

Professional[edit]

  • CMC Inc.: Early December 2005-December 17, 2006
  • Formula Bicycle Company/Monster Factory: December 18, 2006–December 31, 2008
  • Redline Bicycles: January 1, 2009–Present.

Career bicycle motocross titles[edit]

Note: Listed are District, State/Provincial/Department, Regional, National, and International titles in italics. Depending on point totals of individual racers, winners of Grand Nationals do not necessarily win National titles. Only sanctioning bodies active during the racer's career are listed. Series and one off Championships are also listed in block.

Amateur[edit]

National Bicycle League (NBL)

American Bicycle Association (ABA)

20 inch:
  • 1999,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04 Minnesota District 6 (MN-06) No.1
  • 1999,'00,'02,'03,'04 Minnesota State Champion
  • 2000,'01,'02,'03,'04 Central Region Redline Cup Champion
  • 2000 9 Girls National Age Group (NAG) No.1
  • 2000 9 Girls Race of Champions (ROC) Champion
  • 2001 10 Girls NAG No.1
  • 2002 11 Girls NAG No.1
  • 2002 11 Girls ROC Champion
  • 2002 11 Girls Grandnational Champion
  • 2002 Girls National No.2
  • 2003 12 Girls World Champion
  • 2003 12 Girls NAG No.1
  • 2003 12 Girls ROC Champion
  • 2003 12 Girls Grandnational Champion
  • 2003 Girls National No.2
  • 2004 13 Girls NAG No.1
  • 2004 13 Girls ROC Champion
  • 2001,'04 National No.1 Girl
Cruiser:
  • 2000,'01,'02,'03,'04 Cruiser Minnesota District 6 (MN-06) No.1
  • 2002,'03'04 Minnesota State Cruiser Champion
  • 2000,'01 10 & Under Girls Cruiser Redline Cup Central Region Champion
  • 2002,03,'04 11-13 Girls Cruiser Central Regional Redline Cup Champion
  • 2001 10 & Under National Age Group (NAG) Girls Cruiser No.1
  • 2002,'03,'04 11-13 National Age Group (NAG) Girls Cruiser No.1
  • 2002,'03 Race of Champions Cruiser Champion.
  • 2003,'04 National No.1 Girl Cruiser

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

  • 2001,'02,'03,'04 World Champion
  • 2001,'04 Cruiser World Champion
  • 2007 15-16 Girls Cruiser World Champion[10]

Professional[edit]

National Bicycle League (NBL)

  • None

American Bicycle Association (ABA)

  • 2006,'07 National No.1 Pro Women

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)*

USA Cycling

  • 2010 Elite Women Second Place National Champion

Pro Series Championships and Invitationals

Notable accolades[edit]

  • 2012 U.S.A. Olympic Team Coach’s Pick, she will represent U.S.A. in the Women's BMX Cycling event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom.[11]
  • She was voted 2006 Rookie Pro of the Year by the readers of BMXer magazine, the ABA's official publication. She is the first female to win the title.[12]
  • At 15 years of age, she is the youngest female to hold the National No.1 Pro Women's title. She is also one of the youngest to turn pro female or male in BMX since the early days of the professional class of the late 1970s. She is also one of the youngest to hold a pro title since that era.
  • She is also the first female to earn all three Girls division classifications that have existed: No.1 Girl Amateur, No.1 Girl Amateur Cruiser and No.1 Girl Pro.
  • She became ABA No.1 Pro Girl in her rookie year.

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • By being only 17 years of age in 2008, she missed participation in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China due to the 19 years of age minimum to participate by two years. Her first Olympic competition was at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

BMX press magazine interviews and articles[edit]

  • "Beauty and the Beast" Moto Mag January/February 2004 Vol.3 No.1 pg.20

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Moto Mag January/February 2004 Vol.3 No.1 pg.20
  2. ^ a b girlscantwhat.com January 2007 interview
  3. ^ "St. Cloud athlete Alise Post is 2-sport star" By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune December 3, 2007
  4. ^ bicycle motocross.co.uk blog 09/01/07 (in european dating format, 1/9/07 in North American format) entry. Word search for "Alise" (without the quotation marks).
  5. ^ a b c In the NBL it is Supergirls/Junior & Elite Women; in the ABA it is single tier Girls Pro.
  6. ^ BMX Plus! July 2006 Vol.29 No.7 pg.68 (photo caption)
  7. ^ ABA supernationals Day 2 results.
  8. ^ alisepost.com website
  9. ^ CMC BMX page. Click on CMC Inc. Homepage
  10. ^ Although Alise Post was a pro in the ABA at the time of the 2007 UCI World Championships, under UCI rules she was too young to qualify for Elite women status.
  11. ^ bmxnews page.
  12. ^ bmxtra.com's listing of the ABA year end results.

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