This is a list of the Olympians from Florida and Georgia.

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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.

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