Alex Schreifels

Age:  20

Hometown:  Blaine, MN

Occupation:  Student

Season Bib:  810

Wins:  0

Runner Ups:  0

3rd Places:  0

Podiums:  0

Top Ten Positions:  1

Mens World Ranking 2016/2017:  16th

Mens World Championship 2016/2017:  15th

Competing Since:  Saint Paul 2016/2017

When did you learn to skate?

-I learned when I was 6 on the pond

Did you play hockey growing up?


What other sports did you play growing up?

-Lacrosse, golf, football


If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?

-Relax and hangout with friends

Are there any other good hobbies that you have?

-Water skiing, wakeboarding, jet ski racing

Describe going down an icecross downhill track for the first time:

-Exhilarating, there’s nothing else like it and nothing that can compare to prepare you

How long have you been competing in ice cross downhill?
-Second season

What first got you interested in the sport?
-High school coach asked a couple of us if we were interested in trying Crashed Ice. No doubt I wanted to

If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-Rollerblade as much as possible

What is your best result or favourite memory at a Red Bull Crashed Ice?

-First event at St Paul winning my first race and advancing. Never had a bad memory at CR so every moment is a favorite memory!

Who is your favorite sports athlete?

-Evgeni Malkin