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Sochi Problems, Part II? Paralympian gets locked in his bathroom at Sochi dorm

Jay Busbee
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SOCHI, RUSSIA - MARCH 06: Steve Cash of the USA runs through drills during a training session at the Shayba Arena the on March 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Here we go again.

Remember those heady early days of Sochi, when pretty much everything in the hotels was breaking down and athletes were getting trapped in their bathrooms and nearly tumbling down elevator shafts? Well, the Paralympics are gearing up in Sochi, and guess what: they're having early-days problems too!

Check out Steve Cash, goalie for the U.S.'s sled hockey team, who found himself locked in a bathroom:

Teammate Taylor Lipsett and others snapped into action ... and snapped a few photos in the process:

Naturally, the Cash-with-a-wrench pic began spawning memes almost immediately:

Now, it's worth noting that even though Sochi had some highly-publicized infrastructure problems early on in the Winter Olympics, the actual competition itself went off nearly problem-free. No reason to expect that the Paralympics will be any different. But if there's a snowflake misfire in Friday's Opening Ceremony, well, then the plot thickens.

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