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Olympic BMX biker, Alise Post, visits KES

The students in Mrs. Nusbaum's third-grade class, and Mrs. Gustafson's first-grade class had a special visitor on Thurday, Sept. 13. Olympic BMX Biker, Alise Post stopped by to pay each class a visit. Summer and Skye Zamora are both BMX racers, their father, Jose Zamora arranged for their favorite racer, Alise Post, to make a visit to each class.

Alise, who raced in the London Olympics, was in town for an MS Charity Race at Pineview Park in St. Cloud. The students had a chance to hear about Post's experience at the Olympics, as well as some of the other races that she has participated in. The students heard more about BMX racing, which is fairly new to the Olympics.

For most students, this will be their first and only chance to meet an Olympic athlete, Miss Post did a wonderful job letting the students know that with hard work and dedication, the sky is the limit!