Olympic Speaker Lori Lolo Jones is an Olympic athlete competing in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. In the Summer Olympics, Jones competes as a track and field athlete, specializing in the 60 and 100 meter hurdle events. In 2014, Lolo was selected for the U.S. bobsled team competing at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Prior to competing on the international stage, while in college at LSU, she won three NCAA titles and eleven All-American honors. Lolo Jones also won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 in the 60 meter hurdles and took Gold in the World Indoor Championships in 2008 and 2010.
In the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Lolo was the favorite to win the 100 meter hurdle event for the United States but an accidental trip on the penultimate hurdle caused her to finish in seventh place. At the 2008 World Athletics Final she won silver. Lolo Jones is the American record holder in the 60m hurdles. She has also competed in many Diamond League events where she raced Lopes-Schliep and Lolo came in second.
Her 2011 season started at Aviva International Match, Kelvin Hall in Glasgow where Lolo Jones finished in fourth after hitting the third hurdle. She then came in third at Stuggart behind Carolin Nytra and Christina Vukicevic. Unfortunately, injury and illness has forced Lolo Jones to miss the rest of the indoor season. In 2013, Lolo went on to win a gold medal in the mixed team event for the U.S. national bobsled team at the 2o13 World Championships and represented the U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Lolo is actively involved in Christian Ministry and is sponsored by Asics, Oakley, FloraGLO Lutein and Red Bull. She is available for speaking engagements, sports clinics and person appearances.
APPEARANCES: ESPN, The Bonnie Hunt Show
TO WORK WITH LOLO JONES: Olympic Sports Speaker Lolo Jones can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as corporate appearances, endorsements, speaking and autograph signing.