Name: Elana Meyers Taylor
Sport: Bobsled
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 175 lbs.
DOB: 10/10/1984
Birthplace: Oceanside, Calif.
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
Olympic Experience
  • 2022 Winter Olympic Games- SILVER in Beijing, women's monobob
  • 2022 Winter Olympic Games- BRONZE in Beijing, women's bobsled
  • 2018 Winter Olympic Games - SILVER in PyeongChang, women's bobsled
  • 2014 Winter Olympic Games- SILVER in Sochi, women's bobsled
  • 2010 Winter Olympic Games for pilot Erin Pac- BRONZE in Vancouver, women's bobsled
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 Women's Bobsled- GOLD in Koenigssee (2/17)
  • 2016 Women's Bobsled - BRONZE in Igls (2/16)
  • 2015 Women's Bobsled - GOLD (2/15)
  • 2013 Women's Bobsled- SILVER in St. Moritz (1/13)
  • 2013 Team Event- GOLD in St. Moritz (1/13)
  • 2012 Women's Bobsled- BRONZE in Lake Placid (2/12)
  • 2012 Team Event- GOLD in Lake Placid (2/12)
  • 2009 Women's Bobsled for pilot Shauna Rohbock- SILVER in Lake Placid (2/09)
Personal: Began bobsledding in 2007 before switching to the pilot's seat following the 2010 Winter Olympics....She married U.S. national team bobsledder Nicholas Taylor on April 24, 2014...She has two caps with the U.S. rugby 7s team, playing in tournaments in Guangzhou, China, and Amsterdam...Her post-bobsled career goal is to become the CEO of the USOC...Nine-time U.S. National Push Champion, as a pilot in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010; as a brakeman in 2009 and 2008...Four-time USABS Women's Bobsled Athlete of the Year (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012); Two-time Women's Bobsled Athletes' Choice Award (2013, 2012); 2015 Team of the Year Award; 2011 Rookie of the Year...Has both her bachelor's and master's degree from George Washington University, where she played softball...Also has her MBA from Keller Graduate School of DeVry University...Played professional softball prior to bobsledding...Interned for the IOC in Lusanne, Switzerland...Starting her fifth year as an Athlete Mentor for Classroom Champions, a non-profit organization partnering Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students and teachers in underserved communities. Currently working with students in the San Francisco Bay area and New York City.
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