Five Black Women Make U.S. Bobsled Team


Lauryn Williams, Brakeman/Push

This isn’t Lauryn Williams’ first time at the rodeo. She is a two-time Olympic track and field medalist, winning gold at the 2012 London Games. Now, she’s looking to break records in a new ways. You’ll see her at the beginning of the race, pushing the bobsled and then hopping in. Lauryn is fairly new to the sport having started her training a year ago, but plans to give it her all. When she’s not being a speed demon on the track or the ice, Lauryn is preparing to become a Certified Financial Planner and she wants to help her follow Olympians better guide their financial destinies.

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