An 18-year-old member of the U.S. Ski Team got himself into a little trouble the other day after he drunkenly pissed on the leg of an 11-year-old passenger during a JetBlue flight to New York.
Witnesses say that during a red-eye flight from Oregon, Robert Vietze, of Warren, Vt., got up and staggered five rows behind him before pulling out his junk and pissing on a young girl’s leg.
Vietze had to be separated from the child’s father, a Stage 4 cancer patient, who had left the girl alone while he correctly used the bathroom and returned to find Vietze pissing on his daughter’s leg.
“F- -k that kid. I don’t want him near my family!” the understandably enraged man reportedly yelled.
Vietze admitted to law-enforcement authorities that he had consumed more than eight alcoholic beverages before he relieved himself on the girl and that he didn’t realize what he was doing.
Vietze was initially issued a federal summons for indecent exposure, but federal prosecutors dropped the case, possibly because the girl’s father refused to let her be interviewed by cops.
But Vietze’s troubles may not be over. While the US Ski Team has yet to comment on Vietze’s status on the squad, his name was no longer listed on the team’s developmental roster.
Vietze, considered one of the 75 most elite skiers in the nation, has yet to apologize for his actions.