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Arlington is hardly a hotbed of Winter Olympians, but bobsledder Sylvia Hoffman learns to take curves she can’t see all the way to Beijing

Editor’s note: A breakout box was updated after the competition to add the results of the race. Growing up in Arlington, Sylvia Hoffman was rarely surrounded by ice.  But now she’s an Olympic athlete in a sport that requires her to sprint on a frozen track while pushing a sled that weighs over 360 pounds.   […]