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Olympic Athletes From South Florida (PHOTOS)

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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.

Check out which SoFla superstars are headed across the pond to wear the American (?) beret -- and don't forget to read up on the 9 -- 9! -- Olympians raised elsewhere but representing the University of Miami.
South Florida's Olympic Athletes
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