Track and Field
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
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.
50 Social Media Accounts To Follow On The Road To Rio
June 16, 2016
Check out the accounts of these athletes, National Governing Bodies and media outlets to get yourself Rio ready!
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 13-19
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 20, 2015
Rio gets real for Team USA athletes selected for a prized photo shoot, Steve Langton's short shorts gain acclaim, Simon Dumont serves up stunning views of the Northern Lights from Iceland, Ashlyn Harris chases more ink and more.
75 Ways Team USA Athletes Give Back To The World
Lisa Costantini Nov. 15, 2015
Find out how Olympians and Paralympians are making the world a better place, in honor of Philanthropy Day.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 6-12
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 13, 2015
The Lolo Effect takes Olympic swimmers' hair to a new level, Angela Ruggiero shows off her new HOF bling, sneak peek of a Rio venue, a shooting star in the making and Oksana Masters' inspiring story seen through her own eyes.
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