加拿大出生的汉弗莱斯成为美国. 公民周四在圣地亚哥，将有权为美国竞争. 在奥运会上. 预计她很快就会拿到护照, which will allow her to travel to China to take part in the monobob and women’s bobsledding competitions.
Humphries participated in the 2010, 2014 和 2018 Winter Games for Team Canada. She won two gold medals and one bronze in the two-woman bobsled races. She’s held a green card and is married to Travis Armbruster, an American and former bobsledder.
She won the right to compete for the U.S. 在九月 2019 after a dispute with Canadian bobsled officials over claims of verbal and mental abuse and harassment. She led the Canadian team to seek a safer work environment, 她当时说.
“It was a long journey, this has been a team effort and feels amazing to have the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow,” Humphries said.
While she’s raced for the U.S. in World Cup competitions, Olympic rules mandate that, in nearly every instance, an athlete have a passport of the country they are representing.
“I think she’s super excited,” 我们. bobsled coach Mike Kohn told the Associated Press. “She’s had a great couple of years with us. I think she’s going to just really shine now. 我认为, the uncertainty, it’s held her back a little bit. I think it’s held us all back.”
Humphries now stands a chance to win a gold medal for the U.S. and would be the first to win for America and Canada. 美国. has at least one medal in bobsledding in each of the last five Winter Olympics.