The U.S. Bobsledder Who Broke Through His Bathroom Door Got Stuck In An Elevator Today

Then an anvil fell on his head and he stepped on a rake and got his foot stuck in a bucket and...

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The competition hasn't begun yet for U.S. bobsledder Johnny Quinn, but due to a jammed bathroom door, the Pennsylvania native has already become a media sensation.

Quinn has spent the last couple days describing being trapped in his bathroom to just about every news outlet in Sochi. He even reenacted punching through a door for NBC. And when he wasn't being interviewed, he was interacting with some random celebrities on Twitter, like William Shatner...

And Gilbert Gottfried.

True story. I once crashed through the bathroom door at The Tonight Show. Take that @JohnnyQuinnUSA . #Olympics

Gilbert Gottfried@RealGilbert

True story. I once crashed through the bathroom door at The Tonight Show. Take that @JohnnyQuinnUSA . #Olympics

10:05 PM - 9 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But Monday morning, Quinn and two of his teammates got stuck in a place that even he couldn't break his way out of — an elevator.

No one is going to believe this but we just got stuck in an elevator. Ask @BOBSLEDR and @Crippsee who were there...

Johnny Quinn@JohnnyQuinnUSA

No one is going to believe this but we just got stuck in an elevator. Ask @BOBSLEDR and @Crippsee who were there...

10:05 AM - 10 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Now we're stuck in the elevator! Can @JohnnyQuinnUSA get us out ?

David Cripps@Crippsee

Now we're stuck in the elevator! Can @JohnnyQuinnUSA get us out ?

09:44 AM - 10 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The four-man blobsled event doesn't even begin for another 12 days! So Johnny Quinn should probably stay away from confined spaces for the next week and a half.