4 weeks ago
Lori susan "lolo" jones
professional athlete* #hurdler and #bobsledder
she hails from #desmoine #iowa
african-american, french, german, irish, swedish, cherokee native american, chippewa, norwegian
she specializes in the 60 meter and 100 meter hurdles.
she won three #ncaa titles and garnered 11 all-american honors while at #louisianastateuniversity.
she won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008, and 2009 in the 60 meter hurdles, with gold medals at the world indoor championship in 2008 and 2010.
she was favored to win the 100 meter hurdles at the 2008 beijing olympics, but tripped on the penultimate hurdle, finishing in seventh place. she went on to win gold at the #2008worldathletics
final, beating the newly-crowned olympic champion dawn harper with a time of 12.56. jones is the american record holder in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 7.72.
in a 2012 segment on hbo's real sports, jones revealed that she is a virgin, dates online, and struggles to maintain her virginity. she said: "if there's virgins out there, i'm going to let them know, it's the hardest thing i've ever done in my life—harder than training for the olympics, harder than graduating from college, has been to stay a v****n before marriage." lolo is the daughter of lori and james jones. her father is black and her mother is white. lolo has said, “i am #french #german #irish #swedish #nativeamerican
and #chippewa) #norwegian #black