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Is Lolo Jones making the transition to Winter Olympics? Jones competed in the women’s US bobsled push championships. Joining Jones were fellow Olympic runners Hyleas Fountain and Tianna Madison. The women were invited by US bobsled coach Todd Hays in an effort to “share their Olympics experiences with our athletes and to help boost team morale.”
The woman’s two-man bobsled team won bronze at the Vancouver Olympics, a feat Jones never accomplished in her two Lympic Games. Despite being the favorite in Beijing 2008, Jones hit 9/10 hurdle in the 100-M hurdles and finished fourth in London. At the bobsled push championship, Jones finished seventh.
BEST OF MAXIM
Lolo Jones came under scrutiny on Tuesday after responding to a Twitter challenge from paralyzed former football player Eric LeGrand with a few taunts.
LeGrand, who frequently tweets at other athletes, asked Jones if she wanted to race. Jones sent back a few taunting tweets before learning that LeGrand has been in a wheelchair since suffering a spinal cord injury in a 2010 Rutgers...
STAYING IN SPOTLIGHT
The Olympic hurdler reportedly has been invited to take part in the U.S. women's bobsled push championships on Friday.
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is going to try bobsleds.
For at least one day, anyway.
Jones is among a group of Olympic track athletes who were invited and are expected to compete in the U.S. women's bobsled push championships Friday.
Jones created a buzz earlier this week when she challenged former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand to a race on Twitter, saying afterward she...
Hurdler Lolo Jones trash-talked about head injuries to Eric LeGrand after he "challenged" her to a race on Twitter.
When she responded, it was obvious that she had no idea who LeGrand was...
After LeGrand tweeted to Jones "want to race me?", she came back with: "Get Checked for a concussion. Clearly, u've been hit in the head... Cos u arnt beating...
When Eric LeGrand led the Rutgers Scarlet Knights onto the football field to take on West Virginia in October of 2011, a year after miraculously recovering from a devastating injury that left him paralyzed, it was one of the greatest moments in sports. When hurdler Lolo Jones tweeted insensitive comments towards LeGrand after he jokingly challenged her to a race on Tuesday night...