Winter Olympics

While the first ever four-man bobsled race took place in 1924, it wasn’t until 2002 that the first ever women’s bobsled event–the two-woman bobsled–was held.…

  If you are wondering who the most courageous and proud female on ice is, then Google Surya Bonaly. I am wildly in love with…

Ice skating is my absolute favorite Olympic sport to watch, and I remember like it was yesterday being a six-year-old watching Debi Thomas do her…

VIA: AJC.com Bobsledder Elana Meyers of Douglasville heard a scream as she and driver Erin Pac crossed the finish line. “I didn’t know what was going on,” Meyers, 25, told the Washington Post. “I thought something was wrong at first. It was incredible. And then I figured out she was screaming — and it was […]

VIA: New York Times RICHMOND, British Columbia — The first time Shani Davis won an Olympic gold medal in the 1,000 meters, he skated a victory lap while hugging a teddy bear. On Wednesday night, after becoming the first man to successfully defend his title in the event, Davis held an American flag to his […]

Vonetta Flowers was born October 29, 1973 in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1992, Vonetta graduated from P.D. Jackson Olin High School. She was the first person in her family to go to college. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is married to Johnny Mack Flowers, who is also her coach.On February 19, […]

VIA: AJC.com Yes, Georgia, you’ve got a Winter Olympian. Eighteen years after Herschel Walker shot down the ice in a bobsled, Elana Meyers of Douglasville will be a brakeman on the USA 2 sled with driver Erin Pac of Connecticut. Meyers, 25, who calls herself a football player at heart, is the daughter of former […]