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ELANA MEYERS
Position: Pilot
Height: 5-7
Weight: 180
DOB: 10/10/84
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
Current Residence: Douglasville, Ga.
High School: Lithia Springs High School (Lithia Springs, Ga.) '02
College: George Washington University '07, Exercise Science
ROAD TO SOCHI
Meyers made her Olympic debut as a push athlete at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, earning a bronze medal with pilot Erin Pack. Following the 2010 Games, she moved into the driver’s seat and quickly emerged as one of the top women’s pilots in the nation. The two-time world championships medalist has collected seven medals so far this season, and is in the running for the overall world cup title heading into Sochi, where she claimed silver at the test event on Feb. 15, 2013.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, bronze
  • 2013-14 Park City World Cup I, gold
  • 2013-14 Park City World Cup II, gold
  • 2013-14 Königssee World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Igls World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Winterberg World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Calgary World Cup, silver
  • 2013 World Championships, silver
  • Four-time 2012-13 World Cup medalist (2 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • 2012 World Championships, bronze
  • 2011 Junior World Championships, silver
  • Three-time national pilot push champion (2011-13)
  • Two-time national push champion (2009-10)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Edward and Janet Meyers…Has two sisters, Erica and Elise…Father is a former running back for the Atlanta Falcons…Engaged to U.S. National Bobsled Team member Nic Taylor…Is currently pursuing a master's degree in finance from DeVry University…Played softball at George Washington University…Member of Classroom Champions, a youth mentorship program that connects top-performing athletes with high school students…Hobbies include playing basketball, running and reading.
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