Canadian bobsledder bathes in trash can due to lack of bathtubs

She should get a gold medal for creativity and improvisation.
By Aileen Graef Follow @AileenGraef Contact the Author   |   Feb. 18, 2014 at 5:12 PM

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Canadian bobsledder Heather Moyse had to take an Epsom salt bath in an extra large trashcan Sunday and tweeted a picture of it.

Moyse found herself in a pickle when she needed to take an Epsom salt bath to soothe her muscles and encountered another Sochi problem -- there are no bathtubs in Sochi.

In a moment of creative inspiration, Moyse found an extra large trash can and soaked in that. She then tweeted a picture of it for all of her followers to see.

Moyse underwent surgery on her hips in 2012 so the bath is probably a welcome relief. She and her partner, Kallie Humpries, placed second in the women's bobsled Tuesday.

[Huffington Post]

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