Elana Meyers

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US Bobsledder: Whistler Track 'Stupid Fast'

Swiss Olympian pulls out for 'safety reasons'

(Newser) - Calling the Olympic sliding track "stupid fast," American bobsledder Shauna Rohbock said the venue that took Nodar Kumarishtavili's life could generate speeds too dangerous for racing. "I think they went a little overboard on this track," Rohbock said last night. The silver medalist at the 2006... More »

Hey, Size Zeros, Check Out 'Real' Olympian Women

You can't be a size zero and do what 160-lb Lindsey Vonn does

(Newser) - When it comes to fitness and looks, height-and-weight charts are only part of the story—a lesson on bold display at the Vancouver Olympics. Though the figure skaters may be "sparrow-like," writes Meghan Daum for the Los Angeles Times , most of the women aren't. Bobsledder Elana Meyers is... More »

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