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Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis to Adopt Stray from Sochi

The Daily Treat: Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis to Bring Home Stray Dog from Sochi

Originally posted 02/18/2014 05:00PM

Forget gold medals – dogs are the most coveted accessory in Sochi, Russia, right now.

Like U.S. Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy, snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis is bringing one of the city's stray dogs home to the United States.

"This Sochi Stray scored a one way ticket to the USA with [Lindsey]," Tweeted Jacobellis's teammate, Holly Brooks, on Monday, sharing a photo of the snowboarder cuddling her adorable pup.

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