Alexandra Klein

Birth Date:Dec. 6, 1994 (age 29)
Birth Place:Kitchener, Ont.
Residence:Hamilton, Ont.

Alex joined the Canadian Bobsleigh Program after attending university in Rhode Island and playing professional basketball in Europe. Alex’s career took a turn when she took on the challenge to re-train her body in a very different way and tackle one of the fastest sports on ice. She attended the National Testing Camp in the fall of 2022 and is now chasing her new performance goals on the World Cup circuit as a brakewoman. 

Outside of training for bobsleigh, Alex is Co-Founder of Eh Team Apparel, a clothing apparel company directly supporting Canadian athletes and making a commitment to Canada’s sporting future. Alex is also Founder of AK Coaching, originally launched as fitness and macro coaching, eventually transforming into online business coaching for high performers and achievers. For the time between her basketball career and bobsleigh career, Alex worked in sales. 

Did You Know… 

Alex may be the tallest woman on the World Cup bobsleigh circuit at 6’1. Her hero is Michael Jordan. A four-sport athlete in high school, Alex studied business with a major in marketing in Rhode Island while playing NCAA DI women’s basketball. She was a First Team All-Conference in basketball, and was also named Female Athlete of the Year during her senior year. Her favourite food is ice cream and her favourite movie is Space Jam (the original). 

Career Highlights

  Gold Silver Bronze Other
2023 - North American Cup, Whistler, CAN      
2023 - North American Cup, Lake Placid, USA