Track star-turned-bobsledder Lolo Jones offered one way to combat boredom:
The two-sport Olympian — who jumped hurdles in Beijing and London before qualifying last month for the U.S. women's bobsled team — has candidly tweeted her thoughts since landing in Sochi:
We just wish she’d tell us more about this mysterious Olympic quarantine. Are athletes intentionally locked inside hotel rooms? (Instead of, you know, getting trapped inside a Sochi bathroom and breaking down the door.)
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Jones isn’t the only Olympian who seeks solace in dog form. Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, who had to sit out this year’s Games because of a knee injury, recently adopted a homeless pooch in Florida.
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