"He might not get a gold, but there's plenty of time," Kevin Atkinson, the head of the Zimbabwe Snow Sports Association, told The Associated Press. "It's great experience and a fantastic achievement to represent our country at the Winter Games."
"(Steyn) has had a lot of people wondering how we can produce a world-class skier," Atkinson said. "Zimbabwe tends to breed a competitive spirit. But it's not just about winning at all costs. It's a healthy enthusiasm for all sport."