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When Russia closes a door, Johnny Quinn makes a window.

"It was an unfortunate situation, but I got out safely," Quinn said on Today.

Quinn and the U.S. bobsledding team start their quest for gold on February 16. That leaves eight days for him to redecorate other rooms in the Olympic Village.

Before his turn as an Olympian, Quinn played in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills and Green Bay Packers and also with the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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