Bobsled Team Member Quinn, Famous For Breaking Door, Gets Caught In Elevator
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SOCHI, Russia (CBSDC/AP) – Johnny Quinn, the American bobsled team member who is now famous for having to break out of a bathroom door while in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics, was seemingly locked into a second location.
According to a message he posted on his official Twitter account, the Olympian got stuck inside of an elevator.
— Johnny Quinn (@JohnnyQuinnUSA) February 10, 2014
“No one is going to believe this but we just got stuck in an elevator,” he wrote on the micro-blogging site on Monday morning.
He then said that fellow team members Nick Cunningham and David Cripps were with him.
Cripps also shared a message during the ordeal.
— David Cripps (@Crippsee) February 10, 2014
“Now we’re stuck in the elevator! Can @JohnnyQuinnUSA get us out?” Cripps jokingly wrote while sharing a picture of his own.
Though problematic for the team members, their troubles have earned their team the support of major celebrities.
William Shatner is an avid Olympic fan, and he’s been tweeting out congratulatory messages to the medal winners this weekend.
But he now seems to have particular interest in the USA bobsled team, especially after seeing a picture circulate of Quinn, a McKinney, Texas native, breaking through a bathroom door after he was locked in.
“Please send my best wishes to your teammates,” Shatner tweets to Cunningham, a native of Monterey, Calif. “And no more broken doors! Make sure you save a piece of the door to show your kids.”
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