Meet U.S. Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor [poster]

Elana Meyers Taylor in bobsled on track (© Matthias Schrader/AP Images)
(State Dept./F. Carter. Photo: © Matthias Schrader/AP Images)

Elana Meyers Taylor, 37, began her bobsledding career in 2007. In her first Winter Olympics in 2010 in Vancouver, Canada, her team took home the bronze medal. In the next two Winter Games, she piloted her team to silver both times. Meyers Taylor is also an athlete mentor for Classroom Champions, a nonprofit organization partnering Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students and teachers in underserved communities.