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 29)
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 31 January 2016.

Alex Pullin (born 20 September 1987) is an Australian snowboarder.

Career[edit]

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]

See also[edit]

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. 

External links[edit]

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