The state of Georgia is represented at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Georgia sent three athletes to compete in the XXIII Winter Games in South Korea. Two of those athletes will compete while one will be ready as an alternate.
The group is headlined by women's bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor.
She is a two-time Olympic medalist in women's bobsled, winning bronze in Vancouver and silver in Sochi. She has her sight set on gold. She will begin competing on Feb. 20 in primetime on NBC.
Meyers Taylor's husband is an alternate for the games. His name is Nic Taylor, and he will be ready to fill in for the men's bobsled team, if necessary.
She will be competing in the women's bobsled runs 1-2 on Tuesday, February 20 at 6:50 a.m. USA time. She will be competing again the day after where she will get a chance at winning a medal on Wednesday, February 21.
The couple does not have a home since they travel frequently, but Meyers Taylor was raised in Douglasville, Georgia. Her father is Eddie Meyers, a former Navy football player who decided to forgo the NFL Draft to serve his country as a Marine. However, he spent six summers training with the Atlanta Falcons from 1982-87. Meyers Taylor's parents still reside in Georgia.
Georgia native Chris Kinney will also compete in Pyeongchang.
Kinney was born in Athens, Georgia and lives in Stockbridge. He is a graduate of Georgetown University. That's where he competed in track & field. He worked in Japan for four years, and he attempted to make it to the Summer Olympics. However, after a discussion with Summer and Winter Olympian Lolo Jones, Kinney decided to try bobsled.
He will compete in the four-man bobsled event for the U.S. His competition begins Feb. 23.