DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- They say it, because it's true.
"It goes by in the blink of an eye, it seriously does," said Eddie Meyers of Douglasville.
For an Olympic bobsledder, after four years of training.
"You're on the ice for four minutes," he said.
On Sunday, Meyers watched as his daughter, Elana Meyers, made the Olympics for the second straight time.
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"I've seen her work, I've seen her train, I've seen the amount of time and effort she's put into it," he said.
And both Meyers' remember how fast it all went the first time.
"It was pretty intense," he said. "I gotta tell ya!"
In 2010 Meyers arrived on the Olympic scene an unknown. She rode in back, and won the bronze.
"We were so thrilled and excited about it; it was unbelievable," her dad said.