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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Lloyd Hoffman III

Lloyd Oliver Hoffman, III (Trip), age 59, of Tryon, North Carolina died Monday, August 18th, 2014. Trip was born in Omaha, Nebraska and was the son of Joann and Lloyd O Hoffman, Jr. (Bud) also of Tryon. Trip was a graduate of The McDonough School in Baltimore, Md, attended the University of Maryland, the University of the Americas in Mexico City and was a graduate of Porlock Vale Academy in Cornwall, England. Trip was an avid equestrian and held an A rating with the United States Pony Club....
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