JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- If you needed any more reason to watch the Sochi Winter Olympics, we do have extra rooting interest with several athletes competing from here in Florida and Georgia.
Here's a list of those competing:
1. Brittany Bowe: Speedskater, from Ocala.
2. Joey Mantia: Speedskater, from Ocala.
3. Eddy Alvarez: Speedskater, from Miami.
4. Jessica Jerome: Ski jumper, born in Jacksonville, now lives in Utah.
5. Elana Meyers: Bobsledder, from Douglasville, Georgia.
6. Kyle Carr: Speedskater, from Peachtree City, Georgia.