How to Watch San Diego County Bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor & Kaillie Humphries at the Winter Olympics

Meyers Taylor is a three-time Olympic medalist with two silver medals and a bronze to her name. Humphries has two Olympic gold medals and a bronze

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Who would've guessed San Diego County -- which boasts the unofficial slogan of 72 and sunny -- would be home to two of the biggest names in bobsledding?

Oceanside-born Elana Meyers Taylor and new Carlsbad resident Kaillie Humphries have already secured silver and gold, respectively in the new women's monobob event at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor explain what a brakeman does, what a pilot's role is and what crashing feels like in bobsled.

This week, they'll have a shot at earning more medals for Team USA, as pilots for the women's bobsled team. Here's how to watch.

Who Are Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries?

Meyers Taylor is a four-time Olympic medalist with three silver medals and a bronze to her name. She’s also a two-time world champion in bobsled. 

Humphries has three Olympic gold medals and a bronze, although all but one was with Team Canada.

Humphries represented Canada at the three previous Olympics before earning her U.S. citizenship in December to race for the red, white and blue after making abuse allegations against Team Canada.

How to Watch Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries in Bobsled

Humphries and Meyers Taylor have already competed on their own in the new Olympic women's monobob event, which earned Team USA two medals. Mext, they will compete together in the two-woman bobsled event.

Here's the schedule and how to watch:

Women's monobob heats 1, 2
Saturday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. COMPLETED

Women's monobob heats 3, 4 (medal event)
Sunday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. COMPLETED

Two-woman heats 1, 2
Friday, Feb. 18 at 4 a.m. Livestream here

Two-woman heats 3, 4 (medal event)
Saturday, Feb. 19 at 4 a.m. Livestream here

After Eileen Gu won a gold medal for China in freestyle skiing Tuesday, the American-born athlete fielded some tough questions about why she decided to compete for her mother’s native country rather than her own. But she’s not the only athlete to switch countries for this Olympics. Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries tells NBCLX storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo why she left her former Canadian team for Team USA this year.
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