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Johnny Quinn breaks down doors with SWAT Team

Johnny Quinn

Johnny Quinn is now professionally trained in breaking through doors.

The Olympic bobsledder who gained fame for breaking out of his locked bathroom in Sochi learned how to correctly bash open doors from the Denton (Texas) Police Department, as NBC 5 reported.

“We just thought it would be fun to have him out, show him the proper way that the SWAT Team breaches doors, instead of just kicking them out like he did,” Denton Police spokesman Ryan Grelle said.

The SWAT Team erected two doors for Quinn to bash through with what appeared to be types of battering rams. He also was taught how to blow open doors with explosives, according to the report.

“A little bit easier than Sochi right there,” Quinn said after breaking through one door. Quinn, a former NFL wide receiver, also played college football in Denton at North Texas.

“First off, we’re all proud of him representing the Mean Green,” SWAT commander Roger White said. “I guess just go Mean Green.”

Quinn received firearm training while with the SWAT Team, too.

NBC 5 reporter Josh Ault had a commendable signoff.

“Denton police officials say Quinn shouldn’t have any problems in the future breaking down any more doors.”

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