Gazette Premium Content Russian snowboarder's phone crashes from photos of naked women after he puts number on helmet

Yahoo Sports Updated: February 9, 2014 at 8:46 pm

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Alexey Sobolev reached into his pocket and pulled out the most famous iPhone in Russia. He tapped the Photos icon. And then he started critiquing the dozens of naked pictures women had sent him in the last 24 hours.

"Yeaaaaah," he said, pointing to a particularly nubile woman. "She is really good."

Sobolev laughed, and those around him joined in. Even though he had failed to make the slopestyle finals Saturday morning, the 22-year-old Russian was the talk of the competition anyway because of his board featuring a caricature that evoked images of the anarchist band Pussy Riot and a helmet on which he had written his phone number for the world to see.

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Yahoo Sports Updated: February 9, 2014 at 8:46 pm • Published: February 9, 2014

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Alexey Sobolev reached into his pocket and pulled out the most famous iPhone in Russia. He tapped the Photos icon. And then he started critiquing the dozens of naked pictures women had sent him in the last 24 hours. "Yeaaaaah," he said, pointing to a particularly...

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