Lea Ann Parsley

Lea Ann Parsley ( born June 12, 1968) is a former American Skeleton pilot.

Lea Ann Parsley began only in 1998 in the relatively advanced age with the Skeleton. She lived during the season in Granville, otherwise in Logan and was coached by Ryan Davenport and Greg sand. In November 1999, she played her first World Cup race in Calgary and was fifth. Her best World Cup result was a second place they reached for the first time in 2000 in Lillehammer and then three more times. In the 1999/2000 season was Parsley Fourth Overall World Cup, 2000/ 01 Sixth and 2001/ 02 Fourth again.

At the World Championships she took part for the first time in 2000 in Igls, reaching the sixth. This they achieved again in the following year in Calgary and 2005 in Koenigssee. In 2002 she took part in the inaugural Women's skeleton competition at the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Here she won the silver medal behind Tristan Gale. At U.S. Championships, she won the title in 2002 and 2005, 2000 was behind Tricia Stumpf Vice-Champion and 2001 third party. In the North American Championships, she won 1996 and 2001 and bronze in 2002 won the title.

For the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin Parsley could not prevail against Katie Uhlaender and Noelle Pikus - Pace, but participated as a trainer within the U.S. team at the Games.

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