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Snowboarder Scott Lago update

February 20, 2010 |  7:36 pm

Snowboarder and Olympic bronze medalist Scott Lago, he of the quick, self-imposed exile, showed that his sense of humor remains intact.

This came over his verified Twitter feed in the last half-hour: @scottylago "Got home this morning to all my homies. Such a good Olympic experience. Keeping my medal in a safe spot for now haha."

Lago, who placed third in the halfpipe Wednesday, apologized to the U.S. Olympic Committee and voluntarily returned home after racy photos surfaced on TMZ.com.

A woman was shown leaning over and kissing the medal below his waist.

And thus launching, oh, a few too many jokes on Twitter and everywhere else.


--Lisa Dillman




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