Minnesota BMX rider pedals off to Olympics

St. Cloud native Alise Post, 21, suffered two major injuries in two years, but after a long, difficult rehabilitation, she's back on her BMX bike and will represent the United States in the London Olympics.
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Gymnast-turned-dirt bike racer Alise Post will represent the United States at the London Olympics, after some grueling rehabilitation to recover from a broken leg and severely injured knee in the last two years.

USA Today has more info about Post, in her own words. Here's her USA Cycling profile page.

In a USA Cycling profile, Post says her boyfriend, an Australian BMXer, has been a major influence in her pursuit of an Olympic dream.

Post has been blogging about her comeback. She also has been submitting journal updates to a Redline page, including video posts of how she rehabilitated her knee. Here, just a week after a crash that shattered her knee, she takes an emotional look at what is ahead.

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