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Bobsledding doesn't seem to engender much controversy, although honestly we're not entirely tapped into the bobsledding scene. Perhaps it's a hotbed of intrigue and drama. The selection of former Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones, however, has at least a few bobsledding aficionados making their dissent public. Jones helped the U.S. medal in her first World Cup race after making the roster in 2012, but the fact that she beat out two more experienced bobsledders has resulted in criticism through email and social media. Jones can't do much to silence her critics right now -- all she can do is help the team win a medal in two weeks.
Here's a sampling of what readers had to say in our Facebook conversation on the story: