Lake Placid (USA) Elana Meyers Taylor, the US pilot with the most Olympic medals with three silver and two bronze, is back on the steering ropes. Thirteen months after taking silver in monobob and bronze in2-woman bobsleigh at the Beijing Winter Games and four months after giving birth to her second son, Noah, the 2015 and 2017 World Champion was back on the starting line for the first time at the 2023 U.S. Championships in Lake Placid, USA. "It was crazy and my body‘s gonna feel it. But it's nice to be back on a sled and see that I still know the curves and lines and make it down safely," the 38-year-old said in an Instagram post by USABS after her runs.
In 2-woman bobsleigh, Elana Meyers Taylor finished fifth, with Nicole Vogt winning ahead of Riley Compton and Lauren Brzozowski. In the monobob, Brzozowski came out on top, winning the U.S. title ahead of Compton and Vogt.
In the men's event, Geoff Gadbois won in the 2-man and Frank del Duca in 4-man bobsleigh. The women’s and men’s skeleton titles went to Sara Roderick and Austin Florian in Lake Placid. ©RWH2023
Photos: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis