African American Athletes in Sochi


Elana Meyers

Elana Meyers

Elana Meyers began the sport of bobsled in 2007, making the national team her rookie season. In 2008 she won her first World Cup medal, a bronze with driver Shauna Rohbock. Since the Games, Meyers has moved into the driver's seat, and has been selected by the coaching staff as an emerging elite pilot.

WINTERBERG, GERMANY - JANUARY 05: Elana Meyers and Lolo Jones of United States compete in their first run of bob women competition during the FIBT Bob & Skeleton World Cup at Bobbahn Winterberg on January 5, 2014 in Winterberg, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) 

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