Sport: Track & Field, Bobsled
Discipline: 100m Hurdles
Current Residence: Baton Rouge, La.
College: Louisiana State University '05
- 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place in 100m hurdles
- 2008 Olympic Games, 7th place in 100m hurdles
Track & Field Career Highlights:
- 11-time NCAA All-American
- Four-time U.S. Indoor champion (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012)
- 2010, World Indoor champion
- 2010, U.S. Outdoor champion
- 2010, U.S. Indoor silver medalist
- 2008, World Indoor champion
- 2007, U.S. Outdoor bronze medalist
Bobsled Career Highlights:
- 2013, World Championship team event gold medalist (w/ driver Elana Meyers, John Daly, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz)
- 2013, World Cup in Igls, Austria team event bronze medalist (w/ driver Elana Meyers, Matt Antoine, Katie Uhlaender, Steven Holcomb, Nic Taylor)
- 2012, World Cup in Lake Placid silver medalist (w/ Jazmine Fenlator)
Fun Facts: Donated her Olympic Trials prize money to Iowa flood victims ... Of French, African-American, Native American and Norwegian descent ... Most followed U.S. Track and Field athlete on Twitter
USA Track & Field
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 18-24
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 25, 2016
Like the holiday itself, there was a lot from which to choose on Thanksgiving — where else are you going to see bobsledders stuck in the snow, Team USA stars lighting up parades in New York and Houston, Allyson Felix running in the snow, Scout Bassett proving there are #NoDaysOff, turkey traditions, non-traditional Thanksgivings around the globe, and so much gratitude in one place? Plus keys to the city for two Rio Olympians from Roswell, New Mexico, Laurie Hernandez crossing over to become a DWTS star, Golden Goggles means high praise for Team USA, a dog treat, Lindsey Vonn is working through her gruesome injury and more.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 11, 2016
Mallory Weggemann takes on the challenge of walking down the aisle, three Olympians have three different reactions to their New York City Marathon debuts (including a remarkable third-place finish), the queen of wheelchair marathon strikes again, Aly Raisman and Dexter Fowler take spins through New York, Olympians say freeze for the mannequin challenge (and FLOTUS with LeBron James), plus Bode Miller's adorable newborn, unique perspectives on Half Dome and luge, and Mikaela Shiffrin choreographs an epic lip sync sync production.
5 Olympic Medalists Lead 2016-17 U.S. Bobsled National Team
Craig Bohnert Nov. 04, 2016
The 22-member squad includes 19 national team veterans and three rookies.
Olympian Or Fan? Check Out These 16 Team USA Doppelgängers!
Nov. 01, 2016
We found fans who resemble these 16 Olympians.
Aja Evans, Elana Meyers Taylor Win Women's Bobsled Push Championships
Craig Bohnert Sept. 21, 2016
Meyers Taylor claimed her fifth win as a driver and Evans returned to the sport for her third win.
Olympic Track Stars Tyson Gay, Lolo Jones, Ryan Bailey Among Those Competing At Bobsled Push Championships
Craig Bohnert Sept. 19, 2016
The 56 competitors also include Olympic medalist Aja Evans and world champion Cherrelle Garrett.
Red, White & Trending: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 02, 2016
Team USA’s Paralympic stars — including Tatyana McFadden, Brad Snyder, Jennifer Schuble and Jessica Long — are are retracing the magical Road to Rio (and they look good doing it), the Final Five's Video Music Awards odyssey (hugs with Beyonce? yes, hugs with Beyonce), all sorts of hometown cameos ranging from first pitches (Danell Leyva could use some work) to making a speech in front of an NFL team, keys to cities, Katie Ledecky and The Boss, Jordan Burroughs pricelessly snuggling with his baby (and in the crib, no less), Steve Langton stares down the Badlands, Mikaela Shiffrin and Missy Franklin become the bestest and fastest of friends, and much more.
Red, White & Trending: July 8-14
Jamie MacDonald July 15, 2016
The G.O.A.T. edition: Another side of living legends Abby, Kobe, Serena, Hope and TD as they made headlines, rallying around Scott Hamilton's CARES Foundation, why track trials were trending on Twitter, Justin Timberlake's Team USA blessing, Hannah Teter tames Tahoe's wake (in a pirate hat), gripping gymnastics drama plays out in real time on Twitter, Boomer Phelps' Instagram takeover and J.J. Watt predicts greatness for Simone Biles.
10 Storylines To Follow At The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Track And Field
Karen Rosen June 30, 2016
More than 1,000 athletes will compete for a shot at roughly 130 spots on Team USA.
Lolo Jones Withdraws From Olympic Trials
Craig Bohnert June 29, 2016
The three-time Olympian will not be able to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.