Local Olympian skiing solo hosts fundraiser

Boise's Hailey Duke, a 2010 Vancouver Olympian, is hosting a fundraiser Thursday to help support her independent elite skiing team, 'The Athlete Project.'

Hosted at Bandanna Running and Walking, fans will be able to mingle with Duke and bid on auction items and win prizes. All proceeds go towards supporting Duke and her small, independent team of skiers competing in the upcoming World Cup season.

"Meet and Greet, Eat and Drink" fundraiser: Thursday August 23, 504 w Main St. in Boise.

See the story of how Hailey Duke went independent by clicking the link in 'related content' below.