Aspen ski racer Wiley Maple is hoping to race in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi with a little help from his friends in the valley.
The Aspen High School grad and U.S. Ski Team member is aiming to become the first Aspenite to compete on the World Cup downhill circuit in over a decade. But staying on the team and traveling expenses cost about $35,000 per year for athletes. So, Olympic hopefuls like Maple have to fundraise personally to represent the nation.Full Story »