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  1. Premium fuel

    Elana Meyers

    Since the Sochi Olympics I've been giving my all to a new sport -- rugby -- with two aims: helping Team USA in any way possible to get to Rio in 2016, and improving at bobsled by mixing up my training. (Much more on that here.) I'm at the Olympic ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. Enjoying every crazy moment

    Elana Meyers

    The Sochi Olympics was an incredible experience, and I'm thrilled to the moon (and back!) with the effort we put out. The whole USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation did amazingly -- our best since 2002, and then we had a home-field advantage. So to co...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  3. Making history

    Elana Meyers

    Elana Meyers, a bronze medalist in 2010, earned silver in women's Olympic bobsled on Wednesday. Her brakeman Lauryn Williams, a 2012 Olympic sprinter and gold medalist in the 4x100 relay, became the fifth Olympian to medal in both the Summer and Wint...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  4. Photo blog: Inside the Ceremony

    Elana Meyers

    Elana Meyers shared her personal photos from all of Friday's festivities in Sochi. In the middle of the #wolfpack and the men's skeleton team. Curve 15 in the bobsled track. Me and Canadian bobsledder Kaillie Humphries before the Opening Ce...

    Blog | February 08, 2014
  5. Photo blog: Touchdown in Sochi

    Elana Meyers

    Elana Meyers checked in after arriving in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Games. View outside our rooms in the coastal village -- it's the Black Sea! First arrival to Sochi with Jamie Greubel and Lolo Jones. Jazmine Fenlator and I sporting...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  6. Winning big at home

    Elana Meyers

    I was very nervous going into Friday's World Cup race in Park City, Utah, because Wednesday's training had not gone well at all. It was strange: I was feeling OK driving that day in training, but my times were really slow. I didn't know what was ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  7. Holiday blues

    Elana Meyers

    Being away from friends and family is one of the hardest parts of being an elite athlete. Sure we struggle financially and have to push ourselves to do crazy things physically sometimes. And we can't always eat everything we want to. But it's especia...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  8. Enjoying the ride

    Elana Meyers

    The Olympic season is here! It's been a busy fall, but a fun one. We've been on the ice since Oct. 2, and things are going great. We have six new BMW sleds, so each driver/brakeman team is in one of the new sleds, and we'll soon find out who will be ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  9. Pushing ahead to Sochi

    Elana Meyers

    Last week was quite the week! It was our national push championships and training camp in Calgary -- and marked the beginning of the process to make the 2014 Olympic bobsled team. For most of my potential Olympic teammates, the first step to Soch...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  10. My offseason goals: strong legs, no sugar

    Elana Meyers

    Let me tell you, it is pretty cool to be in a training group with the athletes who'll be my biggest competition at the 2014 Sochi Games. I just wrapped up a great month in Scottsdale, Ariz., training alongside the reigning world-champion bobsled duo,...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  11. No time to rest this offseason

    Elana Meyers

    It's official: The season is over. We wrapped up in mid-March with a pretty fun finale - a friendly co-ed national championship race where I teamed up with my fiance Nic Taylor as brakeman to race against Katie Eberling (my brakeman at the world ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  12. New metals at worlds

    Elana Meyers

    I've got some new hardware, and it's not just the silver medal around my neck from last month's world championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland. I'm engaged! It happened at the medal ceremony right after they finished playing Canada's national ant...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  13. A season of ups and downs

    Elana Meyers

    Happy New Year! We're halfway through the season, closing in on the final three World Cup races and the world championships. I've got to say, this season has had its ups and downs for me. It was exciting to start things off with a bronze medal, rac...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  14. World Cup, here we go!

    Elana Meyers

    If you haven't already heard, we have a few new additions to the USA national bobsled team -- and they came straight from the American track and field team. That's right, despite all the media criticism around track stars Lolo Jones, Tianna Madison a...

    Blog | November 08, 2012