Height: 5’7″ / 169 cm
Weight: 130lbs / 60 kg
Birth date: 1991/10/21 in Sibiu, ROM
Residence: Calgary, AB
Boots: Apex Custom
Blades: Maplez 16.5”
Glasses: Oakley Radar EV Orange
Music: Aerosmith, Rolling Stones, Kygo
Food: Sushi, Korean BBQ.
Favourite rink: Collalbo, Italia
Languages: Romanian, German, English and French
Hobbies: Skating, cooking, painting, road/track cycling, tennis and skiing.
Alexandra is an Olympic long track speed skater, living and training in Calgary, Alberta since 2008. Alexandra competes in the 500m, 1000m and 1500m distances.
Alexandra was born in 1991, in Romania. She started skiing and skating at the age of 2. Her mother was a Romanian national champion speed skater in 1986, and encouraged Alex to pursue her dreams as a speed skater.
After moving to Toronto, Ontario with her parents and younger sister, in 2001, Alexandra started speed skating in fall 2001 with the Toronto Cyclones Short Track.
In 2008, Alexandra left her family behind at the age of 16, moved to Calgary to pursue her dream of representing Canada on the world stage. She represented Canada at the World Junior Championships in Seinajoki, Finland and Groningen, Netherlands in 2011. Alex was then selected for the Canadian National Senior Team, for the World Cup Circuit in Japan, Korea, Holland and Germany in 2014. She has since competed in 2 World Sprint Championships, and over 48 World Cup Competitions.
Alexandra currently holds two national records, the 500m, and the 1000m.
Alexandra loves to paint and draw in her free time, which she also sells to support her skating career. A big fan of Aerosmith and the Rolling Stones, she finds time for friends, family and enjoys going to rock concerts when she isn’t cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Alex has competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea, placing 31st in the ladies 500.