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An Olympic Hopeful Crowd-Funds Her Training

Phaidra Knight wants to go to the 2014 Olympics for bobsledding. But she needs some help.

Phaidra Knight is one of the best Rugby players in the world…

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But now she’s trying to make the Olympic Bobsled team.

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5. But funding for Olympic Hopefuls is a hit or miss proposition and Knight needs help, so she turned to crowd-funding through Indiegogo to help finance her journey.

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