Q | Season 7 | Feb 21, 2014 | 3:02

Kaillie Humphries on facing bullying

Two-time Olympic bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries talks to Jian about how facing bullying helped shape her into such a fierce competitor during their feature interview in Studio Q.

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