Top 5 videos: Sochi quirks and conundrums

Danielle Paquette
February 19, 2014
Sochi problems
"YOU HAD ONE JOB #SochiOpeningCeremony #SochiProblems" - @merylevens/Twitter

1. U.S. bobsledder Johnny Quinn further highlighted a problem the international media keep tweeting about: faulty locks in Sochi hotels. The former NFL player was trapped in his bathroom post-shower, so he broke down the door:



2. Before the halfpipe competition, Shaun White's specialty, snowboarders complained about dangerous conditions -- strange by Winter Games standards. "It's the Olympics. It should be flawless," American Danny Davis said. "What a lame showcase of snowboarding, and what a lame way to treat the athletes."

 

 

3. Sochi boasts pampered playgrounds, including a spa where fish eat dead skin cells off your feet:


4. There's a beer fridge that can only be opened with a Canadian passport:

 

5. And the medals contain literal pieces of outer space:


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