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Baltimore-area lawyer Ted Offit helps keep U.S. Olympic bobsled team on track
Baltimore-area lawyer Ted Offit helps keep U.S. Olympic bobsled team on track

Look closely during the Olympics and you might see Ted Offit on TV: a middle-aged man with a Team USA jacket on his back and a cowbell in hand that he clangs wildly at the start of every bobsled race. For Offit, of Glyndon, the Winter Games in Sochi are the climax of his seven years' work on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. While all eyes are on Lolo Jones, U.S. bobsled's poster girl, and Steve Holcomb, pilot of America's defending gold medal four-man bobsled team, it's Offit — a 57-year-old lawyer who came to the job with no savvy in the sport — whose acumen behind the scenes helped make it happen. Legal counsel. Fund...

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