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Ashley Walden

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Best-Ever Results

  • Finished eighth at 2002 XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah USA
  • Seven-time consecutive JetBlue Airways Luge Start Champion (1998-2004, 2007)
  • Recorded best-ever World Cup finish, third , Jan. 22, 2005, in Winterberg, Germany
  • Two-time world championship team event silver medalists (2004 & 2005)
  • 2007 Verizon U.S. national champion
  • 2000 Verizon North American champion
  • Two-time Verizon North American Championship bronze medalist (2001 & 2002)
  • Raced to four first place and one, second place finish during 1997-1998 Junior World Cup series en route to the overall title

2007-08 Results

  • 2007-08 World Cup Results: 20th, 16th, 11th, 14th, DNF, 15th, 13th, 11th
  • Finished 16 in the final 2008 overall World Cup rankings
  • 2008 Verizon U.S. National Championship silver medalist

Fun Facts

  • Ashley participated in softball, track & field and field hockey while attending Westborough High School (Westborough, Mass.)
  • Ashley's favorite quote is "Never, never, never quit." -- Winston Churchill
  • Ashley is married to U.S. men's singles slider, Bengt Walden
  • Ashley attends the Keller Graduate School of Management

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