Peru skier chases Olympic dream

Roberto Carcelen, first man to represent Peru at Winter Olympics, wants to raise awareness of winter sports back home.

    Roberto Carcelen, the first man to represent Peru in the Winter Olympics, is flying the flag for his country again.

    The skier has no chance of a podium finish at the Sochi Games in February, but still hopes to make a big impact.

    Al Jazeera's Allen Shoffler reports from British Columbia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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