Lolo selected to bobsled team
Published 10/26/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Lolo Jones showed up in Lake Placid three weeks ago, unsure where her first foray into bobsledding could lead. The answer might be another Olympics — only this time, the winter one. Jones, a two-time Olympic hurdler, was one of 24 athletes announced Thursday as members of this season’s U.S. bobsled team, something that gives her the chance to vie for a spot on the World Cup circuit this winter and, possibly, represent her country at the 2014 Sochi Games. “This is a breath of fresh air — cool, very cool, cold air,” Jones said. It’s also what she said she desperately needed.Word count: 947
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