Who needs an Olympic medal? Take home a puppy instead

Who needs an Olympic medal? Take home a puppy instead

Published Feb. 17, 2014 5:09 p.m. ET

Team USA is winning the puppy Olympics.

Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis is the latest athlete to be working out the details to adopt a stray dog.

She posted a few pictures of her newest family member, saying that she's just waiting for paperwork to bring the little guy home.

Who knew the consolation prize would be a puppy?

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Fellow USA skier Gus Kenworthy picked up a silver medal in slopestyle skiing earlier in the Games and he has decided to bring not one, but five pups back to the States. 

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