Video: Morocco's Olympic hero

Al Jazeera's Jo Gasiorowska meets Morocco's great Winter Olympic hope Samir Azzimani.



    American skier Bode Miller will go for a fourth medal in as many events when he takes to the slopes for the men's giant slalom on Tuesday.

    But also entered in the race are several unlikely outsiders.

    Morocco's Samir Azzimani is his country's first representative at the Winter Olympics in 18 years.

    Joanna Gasiorowska went to meet him in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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