January 6, 2015 12:20 pm

Alex Bilodeau’s Twitter snafu catches Team Canada player with pants down

A photo taken inside Team Canada's locker room and posted on social media by Alex Bilodeau on Jan. 5, 2014.

Alex Bilodeau/Facebook/Screenshot

TORONTO – How can retired Canadian freestyle skier Alex Bilodeau do any wrong? After all, he’s a double Olympic gold medalist who’s represented his country proud.

But sometimes the best in the world make mistakes too and inadvertently posting a naked picture of a Team Canada player on Twitter following a gold medal victory is one of them.

Bilodeau was celebrating Canada’s world junior championship win inside the home team’s locker room at the Air Canada Centre when he posted a photograph of himself with three other players online.

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However, the photo was noticed more so for one specific player in the background — which didn’t take long for some to notice.

The post, which was simultaneously posted on Facebook, garnered up to 763 likes and 61 comments before it was eventually deleted Tuesday evening.


Bilodeau also removed the post on Twitter but later replaced it with a much more family friendly cropped version.

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