SOCHI, RUSSIA -- It is our first day in Sochi. It is sunny, it is windy; the weather changes by the minute. But we are having a good time, and we have already caught up with one of our local Olympians.
Elana Meyers, who normally spends her time in the mountain cluster, came down to appear with the rest of the women's bobsled team on the Today Show.
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Meyers talked with Matt Lauer about the preparations for this year's Olympics, and she talked with us afterwards about how this year's Games are different from 2010."
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Elana said, "In Vancouver we didn't have this opportunity. the advantage of coming here early, and really being able to do everything. Like here I got my hair done, got my nails done, all that kind of stuff. We're training really hard as well, so it's been a completely different experience."
There's a big announcement coming from Meyers and the bobsled team this Friday -- that's when they'll find out who will pair with whom.