Found October 25, 2012 on
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones has made the U.S. bobsled team, essentially three weeks after trying the sport for the first time.
Jones is one of six women selected as push athletes for the team, a group that also includes Olympic sprinting gold medalist Tianna Madison. The team was revealed in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Thursday morning.
Jones and Madison were among a small number of track athletes invited to Lake Placid for bobsled's push championships earlier this month. Now they're in the mix for a shot at the 2014 Sochi Games.
The U.S. bobsled team opens World Cup competition in Lake Placid on Nov. 8.
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Lolo Jones fans who are upset about not being able to watch their favorite hurdler compete for four years may not have to wait that long. Jones, who made headlines in London this past summer with her controversial Twitter presence and some shocking statements, is now hoping she can do something in the winter that she couldn't do in the Summer Games -- win a gold...
Lolo Jones first tried the sport of bobsledding three weeks ago. She is now one of six women selected as push athletes for the team. She is joined by Tianna Madison, who won gold in London in the 4 x 100 relay.
U.S. Olympic Bobsled Coach Todd Hays invited Jones and Madison along with select other track athetes in hopes of giving his a better shot at obtaining a medal at the 2014...
Olympic Hottie Lolo Jones has sadly so far fallen short in her quest to win a medal but she has a new avenue towards Olympic glory, the Winter Games.
Only three weeks into trying the bobsled, Jones was selected as one of six pushers for the US squad as it gears up for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. This after her first run had her finishing only .05 seconds off the leader. Joining...
An interesting development for those of you who follow Olympic Sports. U.S Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is now U.S National bobsled team member.
Jones was announced this morning as one of 6-push athletes named to the squad along with 4x100 meter Olympic Gold Medalist Tianna Madison.
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