U.S. Olympian Smashes His Way Through Locked Sochi Bathroom Door to Escape

U.S. Olympian Smashes His Way Through Locked Sochi Bathroom Door to Escape

When you gotta go, you gotta go. But what happens afterwards when you gotta get out?

There've been plenty of #SochiProblems already, but some resourceful Olympians are taking matters into their own hands. Johnny Quinn, a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, sent out an interesting series of tweets Saturday morning. 

First there was this:


Followed almost immediately by:


As an Olympic athlete and former NFL player (well, he was on the Buffalo Bills' and Green Bay Packers' practice squads), Quinn's certainly had experience working on his smashing technique. From the looks of the remains, it seems like it wasn't a solid wood door, but either way, Quinn's resourceful smashing is pretty hardcore. 

And yeah, if you're wondering, he lifts:


Of course, before too long, the always-resourceful Internet came up with this. Solid work.


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Matt Essert

Matt is the news director at Mic, covering breaking news. He is based in New York and can be reached at matt@mic.com.

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