Athlete and model LoLo Jones has joined the U.S. Olympic bobsled team.

The top hurdler has been selected among the nine women who will compete for the national team at the Sochi Games in Russia next year (14).

The 31 year old first joined the U.S. team last year (Oct12) and competed in the World Cup bobsledding competition in November, 2012. She also won gold at the FIBT World Championships in January (13).