Locked in Bathroom, US Bobsledder Bashes Door

Sochi bathrooms are just not getting a ton of good press
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2014 8:46 AM CST
Locked in Bathroom, US Bobsledder Bashes Door
Nick Cunningham, Justin Olsen, Johnny Quinn and Dallas Robinson from the US in the four-man bobsled World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.   (AP Photo/Keystone,Arno Balzarini)

Johnny Quinn found himself yesterday in a position we can all relate to: On the wrong side of a locked door. But the door in question was to one of Sochi's now-storied bathrooms, and Quinn is an American bobsledder and former NFL player in possession of more than a few well-developed muscles. The story does not end well for the door: "With no phone to call for help, I used my bobsled push training to break out," Quinn tweeted, along with a photo of the demolished door. "What's left isn't quite a Johnny Quinn-shaped hole but it did the job," notes Sean Newell at Deadspin. (Read more bobsled stories.)

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