Elana Meyers Taylor makes history in Beijing Winter Olympics

Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor has become the most decorated woman and Black athlete in Winter Olympics history.

She won bronze in the bobsledding event with Sylvia Hoffman and crossed the finish line at 4:05:48.

Meyers Taylor is a five-time medal-winning athlete in the Winter Olympics.  She is also the first Black woman to set this record.

She is also the oldest American woman to win a Winter Olympics medal.

She and Cherrelle Garrett became the first Americans to win the world championship title for women’s bobsledding in 2015.

Meyers Taylor has raced with 41 different teammates on 14 tracks in 11 countries.

The bobsledding olympian has a net worth of over $1 million.