DULUTH, Minn. -- Duluth native Chris Plys has done a lot of growing up since his days as an Olympic alternate in 2010.

Once an admitted hot-head, the shaggy-haired, tattooed 30-year-old is benefiting from a more mellow approach.

Now, Plys hopes to compete in Pyeongchang next February.

Check out the video for his story.