07/11/2012 09:48 am ET | Updated Sep 10, 2012

Olympic Athletes From South Florida (PHOTOS)

Down here in South Florida, we grow NFL athletes like Kudzu. Our NBA title-winning team has two hometown players. And we're generally all-around badass at most things, unless it's arriving on time.

It follows, then, that our humble metro area is sending more than a dozen athletes to the Summer Olympics in London -- and we're not even counting LeBron James, whom Ohio has clearly forsaken and should totally count for us.