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Johnny Quinn with a breakout moment in Sochi


When football didn’t work out for Johnny Quinn (he was cut by the Buffalo Bills and Green Bay Packers before spending time in the CFL), he turned to bobsled. A former sprinter at North Texas, he earned a trip to Sochi as a push athlete on the USA-2 four-man sled.

And when things didn’t go as expected on Saturday, he turned to ... bobsled.

I was taking a shower and the door got locked/jammed....

— Johnny Quinn (@JohnnyQuinnUSA) February 8, 2014

...With no phone to call for help, I used my bobsled push training to break out. #SochiJailBreak

— Johnny Quinn (@JohnnyQuinnUSA) February 8, 2014

Could the best Tweet of the Olympics come from the first weekend? The bar’s definitely been set high.

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