Currently training and preparing for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, Elana Meyers Taylor is in peak performance. We caught up with Elana between training sessions to discuss her beginnings in bobsleigh, her preparations for the upcoming Winter Olympics, and the significance of receiving WSF Travel & Training Fund grants.
Following your passion towards a career path is a guaranteed way to always love what you do. For Olympic gold medalist Lauryn Williams, following a self-proclaimed love of “money and math” lead her to financial planning and the creation of her own financial services company, Worth Winning.
She is her sport’s pioneer, a prolific prop player who has represented the U.S. Rugby National Team for 15 seasons while earning USA Rugby’s Player of the Decade in 2010. But New Yorker Phaidra Knight isn’t just a rugby star – she’s a law school graduate with the 2014 Sochi Games on her mind. We sat down with Phaidra to talk about playing sports as a young girl in rural Georgia, why she’s now aiming for a spot on the U.S. Bobsled team and what the Women’s Sport Foundation means to her.