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Lolo Jones: Keeping My Virginity Harder Than Training for Olympics
Medal Detector ^ | 5/22/2012

Posted on 05/22/2012 8:29:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Olympian Lolo Jones is one of the best hurdlers in the world. She's athletic, she's attractive, she's fit ... and as she recently stated on Twitter, she's a virgin. The 29-year-old Jones, who has won gold medals at the World Indoor Championships twice, but is still searching for her first Olympic gold medal, openly discussed her virginity on HBO's "Real Sports," in an episode that airs on Tuesday night.

"It's just something, a gift I want to give to my husband," she told Mary Carillo. "But please understand: This journey has been hard. It's the hardest thing I've ever done in my life. Harder than training for the Olympics, harder than graduating from college.

"I've been tempted. I've had guys tell me 'If you have sex it will help you run faster.' I was like 'I do want this gold medal, but not yet. I do want to be married.'" Jones says she's turned to Twitter to fulfill her dating life, which is always a risky proposition.

"I'm waiting for the day where somebody totally tricks me with their Twitter picture ... they're using like an Abercrombie model, I show up on the date and it's like somebody from 'The Biggest Loser.'"

Yes, that means if you follow Lolo on Twitter (@lolojones), you might actually have a chance to date her.

Let's just hope her Twitter dates have turned out better than Chad Ochocinco's.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: abstinence; olympics; sports; virgin; virginity
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1 posted on 05/22/2012 8:29:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“I’ve had guys tell me ‘If you have sex it will help you run faster.”

If she runs faster she won’t have sex.


2 posted on 05/22/2012 8:34:49 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way)
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To: nickcarraway
Good for her. I catch hell from family and friends for deciding to become a celibate. But my life has been MUCH less chaotic. And I haven't bought a house for a woman that hates me in over a decade.

/johnny

3 posted on 05/22/2012 8:36:07 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: nickcarraway
openly discussed her virginity on HBO's "Real Sports,"

So she's an attention whore

4 posted on 05/22/2012 8:36:39 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: nickcarraway

rules !


5 posted on 05/22/2012 8:36:50 PM PDT by llevrok (In today's world, environmentalists would find God out of compliance with the EPA)
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To: nickcarraway

Meanwhile, Freeper Google searches for “LoLo Jones” just went through the roof... X-D


6 posted on 05/22/2012 8:37:07 PM PDT by TheBigB (Hippie liberal chick: "What do I do about birth control?" Me: "Just use your personality.")
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To: nickcarraway

Finally ... a role model in the world of athletics. Haven't seen one of those since Charles Barkley though it would be 'cool' not to be role model. I am impressed.


7 posted on 05/22/2012 8:38:20 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: TheBigB

Me, too.


8 posted on 05/22/2012 8:39:00 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: southern rock

Or a role model. Depending on your point of view.


9 posted on 05/22/2012 8:41:05 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: nickcarraway

10 posted on 05/22/2012 8:46:38 PM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: southern rock

Attention whore? Ya think?

11 posted on 05/22/2012 8:47:16 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: Theoria

She has an amazing background. As a kid lived in a shelter for awhile.p


12 posted on 05/22/2012 8:48:33 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: southern rock

I’d rather have role models speak out more and people, who are really warnings, to speak out less.


13 posted on 05/22/2012 8:50:04 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Perdogg

thanks nickcarraway, image search:

http://www.google.com/search?q=Lolo+Jones&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi


14 posted on 05/22/2012 8:56:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ClearCase_guy

How absolutely beautiful. That photograph is art. What a splendid gift she’s going to be giving her husband. I hope the man she chooses will merit this honor.


15 posted on 05/22/2012 9:03:27 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: nickcarraway; All

She and Tebow should get together. Can you just imagine what kind of kids those two would have? Wow.


16 posted on 05/22/2012 9:04:56 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: nickcarraway

What a stupid story. Why is EVERYTHING about sex, or not having sex, or same sex, or contraception due to sex, or abortions due to sex.

The woman is one of the best athletes in the world...and this is the best we can do? Shame on this reporter.


17 posted on 05/22/2012 9:26:01 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: nickcarraway

Lolo has a fantastic story that most should hear. Born in to extreme poverty. Broke some laws in order to survive. Became a star athlete and now an Olympian. A great role model for many disadvantaged kids. She is a class act.


18 posted on 05/22/2012 9:32:06 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: nickcarraway

For any Freepers watching the olympics: this gal is worth getting excited about. Great story,great person,and dearly loves her country where all things are possible.


19 posted on 05/22/2012 9:35:34 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Except for the body , face and hair she looks exactly like my wife !


20 posted on 05/22/2012 9:36:11 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: ClearCase_guy

If I looked that good, you would have a hard time keeping my clothes ON. And I would have few complaints about it!


21 posted on 05/22/2012 9:53:35 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: ClearCase_guy

The photo of her as a nude was absolutely 100 percent beautiful art. It showed the magnificence of her body without being lewd or debasing of the lady. That was a damn good photo.

I liked it! It reminded me of the art of the ancient Greeks and Romans.


22 posted on 05/22/2012 10:00:09 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: nickcarraway
It ain't that hard honey.



23 posted on 05/22/2012 10:22:50 PM PDT by kik5150
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To: Vermont Lt

I’m so sick of hearing about sex. It’s just a reminder of what I’m not getting. :(

Why should I wait for a husband? I’m 35 and I’m not getting any younger.

What man is going to want a grown woman who’s a virgin anyway? They’re gonna think I’m a weirdo and a loser and they’ll run for the hills.

Mark my words,folks.


24 posted on 05/22/2012 10:35:43 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

You and I aren’t having much luck with the opposite sex are we?


25 posted on 05/22/2012 10:37:16 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Andrei Bulba

“If she runs faster she won’t have sex.”

That reminds me of the old joke. How can you tell if a girl from (fill in state) is a virgin? She can outrun her brothers!


26 posted on 05/22/2012 11:05:49 PM PDT by BBell (until)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
I’m so sick of hearing about sex. It’s just a reminder of what I’m not getting.

Believe me, you're not missing out on much.

27 posted on 05/22/2012 11:26:16 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

If they think that, then to hell with them. In your situation, I’d see somebody who had standards and intended to live by them.


28 posted on 05/22/2012 11:36:04 PM PDT by M1903A1 ("We shed all that is good and virtuous for that which is shoddy and sleazy... and call it progress")
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To: JRandomFreeper

“Good for her. I catch hell from family and friends for deciding to become a celibate. But my life has been MUCH less chaotic. And I haven’t bought a house for a woman that hates me in over a decade.”
/johnny

Oh my gosh! OK! That was funny, Johnny!


29 posted on 05/23/2012 1:19:42 AM PDT by Casie
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To: ClearCase_guy
Ugh. Her body reminds me of that skit Jim Carey used to do on "In Living Color" about the female athelete, where his top would fall off.

In other words, if you think you'd get a thrill if she turned around, you'd be wrong.

30 posted on 05/23/2012 2:45:53 AM PDT by southern rock
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To: Isabel C.

Really? You’d think it’s the greatest thing in the world based on all these magazine articles. Women’s mags,men’s mags,it doesn’t matter.

I see something about sex on the cover of Cosmo every time I’m at Walmart.


31 posted on 05/23/2012 3:34:38 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: M1903A1

It’s hard to find a man who doesn’t expect the woman to put out right away.

I’m not saying all men are like that,but the ones I’ve come across are.


32 posted on 05/23/2012 3:37:39 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: ottbmare

It’s too bad that adult virgins are looked at as being weirdoes.


33 posted on 05/23/2012 3:40:31 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
It’s hard to find a man who doesn’t expect the woman to put out right away.

I’m not saying all men are like that,but the ones I’ve come across are.

Where are you looking for dates?

(Married as a virgin, to a virgin. > 20 years now and counting.)

Cheers!

34 posted on 05/23/2012 3:55:13 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

I’m not looking anywhere;I’ve been set up with men and I went out with them because I felt an obligation.


35 posted on 05/23/2012 4:11:49 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
It’s too bad that adult virgins are looked at as being weirdoes.

Well, let's start with your tagline...

36 posted on 05/23/2012 4:21:10 AM PDT by southern rock
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
It’s hard to find a man who doesn’t expect the woman to put out right away.

I’m not saying all men are like that,but the ones I’ve come across are.

It is a shame that the norms have changed so much, and for the worse.

It is pretty hard to get to know and fall in true love with someone when you have done the most intimate thing a man and woman can do after the first date. It sure makes it hard for a relationship to last as sex really does get in the way of getting to know someone.

37 posted on 05/23/2012 4:56:08 AM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: southern rock

What I said about my cat?


38 posted on 05/23/2012 5:00:40 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: southern rock

What I said about my cat?


39 posted on 05/23/2012 5:00:53 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: OldMissileer

You know that saying “there’s someone for everyone”? I don’t buy it. I don’t buy into that “soulmate” thing either.

Infidelity is another issue;I’m not gonna put myself out there so I can be betrayed and look like a fool.


40 posted on 05/23/2012 5:06:01 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: southern rock
“So she's an attention whore “

Way off with that comment. Kids look up to athletes and what they stand for.
How many well known athletes make a stand on purity like she is doing? Guarantee that stance doesn't help her career in this world.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20120521/SPORTS/120521014/Lolo-Jones-Remaining-a-virgin-hardest-thing-I-ve-ever-done-?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Frontpage

41 posted on 05/23/2012 5:24:22 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Your attention is directed to post #11.


42 posted on 05/23/2012 5:32:06 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

I’ll double that post number 11; and direct you to #22.


43 posted on 05/23/2012 6:02:24 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I see. Does your daughter pose for nudie phtographs?


44 posted on 05/23/2012 6:08:03 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky
A young lady chooses not to have sex with a bunch of guys and yet people want to sit and degrade and take potshots at her and question her motives.
Typical human nature I guess.
45 posted on 05/23/2012 6:18:43 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: ClearCase_guy

no. There is nothing wrong with that picture.


46 posted on 05/23/2012 6:27:15 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: HereInTheHeartland

OK. Maybe she’s a demure young maiden who just likes to pose for nude publicity photgraphs; but, then again, maybe she’s an attention whore.


47 posted on 05/23/2012 6:32:45 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: southern rock
So she's an attention whore

Or, just perhaps, she's trying to set a much needed example for young women?

48 posted on 05/23/2012 6:39:44 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Me too, it’s sad.


49 posted on 05/23/2012 7:33:17 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (every time a liberal gets pissed off an angel gets their wings.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Powers....I love sex. And I enjoy it with my wife.

But, in my misguided youth, I found many women who were waiting and it did not affect a courtship. As I used to say, there is more than way to skin a cat.

I am sure if I met you now, as long as you did not act like an all out prude, there would be no running for the hills.

My point is that it seems that the world is concerned with everyone elses sex life. And, even people who have accomplished so much more in their lives—such as this woman. I cannot imagine talking to her about her virginity.

I would be more impressed with her work out schedule, her training techniques and her journey to becoming a world class athlete.

The whole sex thing is just a simple, silly, distraction from a media that has absolutely no idea of how to do an interview.


50 posted on 05/23/2012 8:00:00 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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