Elaine Thompson-Herah is a famous Jamaican Sprinter. She is a champion in the 100 meters and 200 meters run and is also a five-time Olympic champion for the same. Her latest victory is recorded in the Tokyo Olympics where she won the gold medal in the women’s 200-meter finals. She became the first woman to win a “double-double” in Olympic track and field’s fastest races. Elaine began made an entry in international competitions in the year 2013 and recorded her first exemplary finish in just 11 seconds for 100 meters in the year 2015. Just like other sportsmen, Elaine is also known to be a big tattoo lover. Her body speaks it all. Let us explore her body tattoos.
She knows that it is against the teachings of our church (Seventh-day Adventist), and I told her not to do any more, but when she is coming to look for me, she covers them up,” This was said by Elaine’s grandmother about Elaine’s tattoos in a recent interview.
1. ‘God is greater than the highs and lows’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of her forearm, Elaine has got the symbols inked along with the words which elaborate the meaning of the symbols too. The quote says, ‘God is greater than highs and lows.’
Meaning: The popular quote is based upon the belief that God is omnipresent. he is the most powerful being. the quote is used to remind ourselves about the supreme power of God and his power/role in each one of our lives. Nothing in our life is greater than HIM. You should trust him with every rise and falls of your life because he is the one who shall work things for you in a better way.
2. ‘Arrow with name’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On her right ankle, we can see an arrow tattoo. Also, there is a name inked on the center of the arrow and is encircled.
Meaning: The arrow tattoo is the symbol of strength and courage. It is considered to encourage the person to soar high towards his dreams and keep dreaming. Also, they are the most common representation of the ideas of struggle and victory in life. Some people also believe them to be the symbols of keeping away evil and bad and guarding you against all the bad omens.
3. ‘beautiful’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Quite next to her left beauty bones, Elaine has got the tattoo of the word, ‘beautiful’. We believe this tattoo is a perfect choice as it totally explains her personality, beauty, and nature.
4. ‘Flowers and Butterflies’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of her thighs, Elaine has got an intricate expanded design that showcases red flowers along with butterflies.
Meaning: Butterfly tattoos are the symbol of new beginnings, transitions, and hope. On the flipside, flowers are the symbol of a fresh start, freshness, and beauty. Hereby, butterflies and flowers are together considered to be the symbol of love and evolution. They represent soul, spirituality, the victory of good over bad, beauty, attraction, and pureness of nature.
5. ‘Crucifixion Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tiny CRUCIFIXION CROSS tattooed on the outer side of Elaine’s left forearm.
Meaning: Cross is the Holy Symbol of Christians. Crucifixion cross is the way of paying tribute to the sacrifice made by Jesus Christ for the sake of humanity. It symbolizes unconditional love and sacrifice. In some cultures, the Cross is also considered to be ‘the center of the universe.’
6. ‘Dreamcatcher’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On her upper left thigh, Elaine has got a dreamcatcher tattooed.
Meaning: Dreamcatchers are the representativeS of safety and protection. It is believed to protect the wearer from the bad and evil and guard their minds against the bad dreams at night. Dream Catcher as the name says is the catcher and absorber of positive thoughts and positive energy. Elaine’s tattoo also includes feathers at the end which is an attracter for positivity in her life.
7. ‘Feather’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Near her right collarbone, there is a vertical feather inked.
Meaning: Feather tattoo is the most popular choice among women tattoo lovers especially when it comes to necks. It is the symbol of freedom, wisdom, strength, and courage. Just like the birds soar high in the sky as per their wish, feathers also symbolize freedom, independence to soar high in life. It can also be used as the representation of growth, as well as hope.
8. ‘Heart’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of her right wrist, there is a heart inked along with some initials and heartbeats inside it. Also, there are two strings at the top of the heart.
Meaning: Heart tattoos are the representation of love for your loved ones or your other half.
9. ‘Infinity hearts’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a string with two hearts, one on each end inked on the inner side of Elaine’s left forearm. It symbolizes infinity hearts tattoo.
Meaning: The tattoo is the symbol of eternity. It is also the symbol of the purest form of love, its endless relationship, and the promise of love till death falls the partners apart.
10. ‘One Life One Chance’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Thompson’s right inner bicep contains a phrase tattoo that says, ‘One Life One Chance. It is a motivational quote that tells us to be lively and live our lives independently, and do every little thing that we wish to do because we all are gifted with one life. Thus, use this one chance in a complete manner.
11. ‘Black Rose and Butterflies’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Alongside the rose tattoos, there are tiny butterflies inked on thompson’s right shoulder.
Meaning: Butterfly is linked with feminity and love. However, they can also be symbolic of love, hope, endurance, change, and transition from the one phase of life to other, rather the re-birth or resurrection. Butterfly tattoos are also belived to bring joys and happiness to person’s personality. BLACK ROSE, on the other hand, is the symbol of death and grief. People get it inked to represent the death of a loved one. However, it can also be used as the symbol of courage during dark phases of life.
12. Red Rose Tattoo
Tattoo: There are few red colored rose tattoos on Elaine’s right shoulder.
Meaning: Red roses are another way of showing your love or a dedication to your loved one. It is considered to be the purest symbol of love and passion. It is the universal symbol of love, romance, and affection.
13. Roses on Hip Tattoo
Tattoo: On the side of her right buttock, Elaine has got few roses inked.
Meaning: Rose is a common tattoo among female tattoo lovers. it is the symbol of beauty, love, passion, and friendship.
14. Shoulder Tattoo
15. Stars Tattoo
Tattoo: Covering the beautiful dark tattoo on her right shoulder are the stars. The stars have been added to enlighten her already existing shoulder tattoo.
Meaning: Star is considered to be the source of guidance and directing you towards the right path in life. Star tattoos for women are symbolic of love, hope, motivation, and desire. They are believed to be the token of letting an individual focus upon her fate and let it guide her towards the future. Also, some people also consider star tattoos are a symbol of spiritual guidance, protection, and the lead towards the light by crossing over the dark phase of life. They are the embodiment of light and journey throughout the night.
16. Left Wrist Tattoo
17. Writing on Arm
Tattoo: There are some Chinese letters tattooed on Elaine’s left arm.
18. Bicep Writing
Tattoo: On the inner left bicep, Elaine has got a famous quote inked that says, “Nothing is impossible. Even the word impossible says ‘I’m Possible.’ The quote is said by Audrey Hepburn.
Meaning: This tattoo is a continuous source of encouragement in Elaine’s life. She says it reminds her to keep going towards the goal of achieving victory especially when she is on the field and racing for her run. It helps her to be dedicated and passionate in every step and decision of her life.