Name: Alise Willoughby
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): BMX
Event(s): Racing
Height: 5-2
Weight: 125
DOB: 1/17/1991
Birthplace: St. Cloud , Minn.
Hometown: St. Cloud, Minn.
High School: St. Cloud Technical High School (St. Cloud, Minn.) ‘09
College: University of San Diego ‘15, Kinesiology
Team/Club: Team Toyota / GW Bicycles
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (silver)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 15th
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, silver
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 12th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Medals: 5 (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold - 2019; 2017
  • Silver – 2014
  • Bronze – 2016; 2010
Personal: Daughter of Mark and the late Cheryl Post...Has two brothers, Jeremy and Nick...Married to Australian BMX cyclist Sam Willoughby...Won the USA BMX Women’s Pro Series title the year her mother passed away from late stage melanoma...Has endured multiple surgeries, including a LCL, knee and hamstring reconstruction one year before the Olympic Games London 2012, and a broken tibia plateau 12 weeks before the 2014 world championships...Her family is the driving force behind Pineview Park BMX (St. Cloud, Minnesota), which helped transform a vandalized city park into one of the top BMX facilities in the country...Founded the annual Alise Post MS Race for a Cure at her home track in Minnesota to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis...The documentary, Every Pedal With You, recounts her relationship with fiancé and Australian BMX racer, Sam Willoughby, on their 2014 seasons...In 2006, became the first woman ever voted Rookie Pro of the Year by BMXer Magazine, as well as the youngest to win the American Bicycle Association national title, at age 15...Hobbies include surfing, cooking, shopping and crafting...Is a former state champion gymnast.