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Olympic Snowboarder Kelly Clark Shares Her Celebrity Crush: "I've Got the Fever"

Olympian Kelly Clark (not to be confused with singer Kelly Clarkson) has Bieber fever.

"I've got the fever. I've got the Bieber fever. For sure," the two-time Olympic medalist shamelessly admitted to E!'s Catt Sadler when asked about her celebrity crush. 

"Have you seen the movie?" the halfpipe snowboarder asks, referring to the singer's Believe flick. "That's what did it for me. It's awesome. It makes you love him."

Clark also admitted she follows the Biebs on Twitter, but while she may be a Belieber, she clearly has bigger things on her brain as she heads to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, which will officially commence on Friday, Feb. 7.

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"I started snowboarding when I was 7," the 30-year-old athlete revealed. "I always say I started snowboarding before it was cool."

Safe to say her status as an Olympic champion—she won the 2012 gold for women's halfpipe and the bronze in 2010 for the same sport—has since upped her cool cred.

As for whether Clark would rather star on a reality show or have her face on a Wheaties box?

"I think I would rather go for the Wheaties box," she said. "Suits more my personality."

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And finally, Catt couldn't help but ask Kelly whether her appearance is important as she prepares to compete or if she simply focuses on the race.

"I don't think it goes to the wayside," the athlete, who hails from Dover, Vt., admitted when asked whether she gives up on going glam when she hits the slopes. "I mean we're girls, right? You know we have to have gear that's gonna function and keep us warm." 

"At the end of the day, if you're not warm snowboarding, you're not having fun, and fun is one of my core values that I have to maintain," she continued. "So those are big things, but we work with such amazing companies that we can make stuff that's completely functional and has enough individuality where we can continue to express ourselves, how we feel comfortable and want to be represented while we're competing."

Be sure to check out Clark's snazzy snowboarding gear when E! begins broadcasting from Sochi starting Feb. 7!

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