US Snowboarder Booted Over Racy Pics With Medal

Scotty Lago sorry for taking bronze out on the town
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2010 9:55 AM CST
US Snowboarder Booted Over Racy Pics With Medal
Scott Lago and Shaun White of the United States snowboard team pose with their Olympic gold and bronze medals respectively on February 18, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.   (Getty Images)

So what's a 22-year-old Olympic snowboarder with a shiny new bronze medal to do but go out on the town and get snapped in suggestive poses with said bronze medal? Scotty Lago, who came in third after US teammate Shaun White, is predictably very sorry—and he's also headed home after, ahem, volunteering to leave the Olympic Village. TMZ had the photos. (Read more snowboarding stories.)

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