11/29/2013 12:39 EST | Updated 01/29/2014 05:59 EST

Olympic skier Brad Spence visits Scarborough classroom

Brad Spence, a member of Canada's Alpine ski team, made a virtual visit to Scarborough Village Public School this week.

In an online video chat from Calgary, Spence spoke to the students about the challenges he faces as he prepares for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Click on the image above to watch Debbie Lightle Quan's story.