After winning silver in 2018 Olympics, U.S. skier Alex Ferreira is chasing gold in Beijing

1/26/2022 6:20:00 PM

After winning silver in 2018 Olympics, U.S. skier Alex Ferreira is chasing gold in Beijing

After winning silver in 2018 Olympics, U.S. skier Alex Ferreira is chasing gold in Beijing

'I just want to do well,' Ferreira told CBS News. 'I'm the most competitive person I know and I love skiing.'

standings in the men's free skiing category. And next month, he will make another Olympics appearance as a medal favorite.But regardless of the high expectations he's put on himself, he knows he's put in the work. "I just want to do well," Ferreira said."I'm the most competitive person I know and I love skiing. So, everything that I've worked for, I'm hoping for and I'm excited to see unfold in front of my eyes in Beijing."

Alex Ferreira is looking ahead to the Beijing Winter Olympics. Getty ImagesMarcelo Ferreira, who played for club powerhouse River Plate, and soccer overshadowed all other sports in his home growing up. His father wanted him to become a soccer player but Ferreira realized at a young age he"wasn't as good as I needed to be."

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And guess what--no one CARES! 😒 Knock it out of the park Alex! Aspen's cheering for you.