The authors of the page describe Smith's parents as "typical middle class, hardworking Americans who have sacrificed everything they have to help support her dream of going to the Olympics." Rick is a truck driver while Reina is a barber.
The campaign also hopes to send Smith's brother with them as well.
Costs for the trip which includes plane, hotel and food could run as high as $40,000. So far, the campaign has raised a little over $1,000.