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Skeleton

Kim MEYLEMANS

Born: March 7, 1996 from Neeroeteren
1m65 - 62kg

Kim was born in Arnberg, Germany, has Belgian parents and fell in love with the skeleton sport in 2009 during her stay in the asthma center of Berchtesgaden, where the German top wintersport school is located. She joined the German federation and barely three years later she gained fifth place during the Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck and her first victory in a European Cup match. In season 2014-2015 she moved to the Belgian federation and was the first Belgian participant in the World Championship Skeleton in Winterberg. Since season 2015-2016 she participates in the World Cup circuit, where she finished a beautiful rookie year with several top 10 places.

Highlights:

Olympic Wintergames:

14th Pyeongchang 2018

5th place Youth Olympic Games (2012)

Worldcup:

  - 18th Innsbruck/Igls 2018/2019

  - 12th Altenberg 2018/2019

  - 13th Winterberg 2018/2019

  - Several top 10 places World Cup (2015-2016)

Europacup:

  - 1st place European Cup Igls (2012) - this was her first victory ever!
  - Permanent member of the German European Cup team, with several top-6 places (2013)

Skeleton

Colin FREELING

Country: Belgium 
Birthdate: 14.04.2002
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Year Began Competition:2017
Year National Team: 2018
Personal Coach:Fernando Oliva
National Coach: Christian Steger
Sled Manufacturer: Bromley
Occupation: Student
Favorite Athlete: Kim Meylemans
Former Sporting Career: Track & Field

Skeleton

Katrien DE NEVE

Born: December 2, 1997 from Opoeteren
1m73 - 68kg
Katrien has been involved in athletics since she was a child, especially in the last few years as a tripe jump athlete.At the moment Katrien is studying Sports and Exercise at the Thomas more college in Turnhout. In 2014, after a call from Elfje, she participated in the selection tests for new brakewomens, but because of being too light and too young, it was suggested that she contact Kim Meylemans. In 2015 Katrien did her first runs in Igls on a skeleton sled. Since 2016 she participates in competitions in the European Cup.

Highlights:


- 23rd European Cup ranking 2017-2018
- 13th European junior ranking 2017-2018
- 20th World Junior Championships Sank-Moritz 2018
- 11th European Cup Altenberg 2019

Skeletoni

Aline Pelkmans

Main Info

Country:
Belgium
Birthdate:
04.03.2002
Discipline:
Skeleton
Height:
170 cm
Weight:
68 kg
Year Began Competition:
2018
Year National Team:
2018
Personal Coach:
Rudi Diels
National Coach:
Christian Steger
Sled Manufacturer:
Bromley
Occupation:
Student
Former Sporting Career:
Atletics