SOCHI SCENE: Meyers on Twitter

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Photo - Women's bobsleigh silver medalists Elana Meyers, left, and Lauryn Williams of the United States celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Women's bobsleigh silver medalists Elana Meyers, left, and Lauryn Williams of the United States celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — American bobsledder Elana Meyers of Douglasville, Ga., took some time with @AP_Sports on Twitter, answering questions from AP journalists and fans about life as an Olympian under the hashtag #apsochi.

Here are five quick questions and responses:

Q: @EmmaNunan3: @eamslider24 any chance of getting a 4 woman competition in the Olympics any time soon? #APSochi

A: @eamslider24: @EmmaNunan3 me and @BobsledKaillie have our work cut out for us for that to happen #APSochi

(Meyers was referring to Canadian bobsledder Kaillie Humphries.)

Q: @SANMconsulting: @eamslider24 cool, but how did YOU get into it :-)

(The sport of bobsled, that is.)

A: @eamslider24: .@SANMconsulting didn't make the Olympic softball team - saw it on TV so decided to try it out #APSochi

Q: @the2debs: @eamslider24 Elana, do you have a "favorite track", and why is it so?

A: @eamslider24: .@the2debs St Moritz Switzerland is my fav track bc my fiance proposed to me on the medal stand at World Champs there last year #APSochi

Q: @johnleicester: @eamslider24 I can only imagine that the first time down a bob chute is either very exciting or terrifying? #apsochi

A: @eamslider24: .@johnleicester 1st time down a bobsled track is different for everyone- I didn't throw up but a lot do! I thought it was awesome #APSochi

Q: @simonhaydon: @eamslider24 Is Bob an amateur or pro sport? How do you survive. also hold down another job? It's not a cheap sport is it. #apsochi

A: @eamslider24: .@simonhaydon very expensive sport I work multiple jobs & go to @KellerGraduate & train full time Crazy but anything 2 keep sliding #APSochi

The AP plans another chat with four-time Olympic medal-winning skier Julia Mancuso on Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. ET.

— By Oskar Garcia — Twitter http://twitter.com/oskargarcia

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Associated Press reporters are filing dispatches about happenings in and around Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/1c3WMiu

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