All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mikaela Shiffrin’

Mikaela Shiffrin Defends Her World Cup Title

Mikaela Shiffrin defended and retained her World Cup slalom title this weekend. Adding this to her Sochi Olympics gold, she’s already received all the birthday gifts she could dream of–just a few days shy of her 19th birthday. Mikaela led the race from start to finish Saturday–just the way she did in Sochi only two weeks ago. Just a year …

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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S.

Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first U.S. Alpine women’s skier to win gold at the Sochi Olympics. She dominated the women’s Slalom with a combined time of 1:44.54. The victory is even sweeter for Shiffrin because the 18-year-old from Vail, Colorado is also officially the youngest women’s skier to ever win an olympic slalom, according to the Washington Post. Her …

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Will Mikaela Shiffrin Become America’s Lindsay Vonn?

Mikaela Shiffrin is only 18 years old, but in the Olympic world that isn’t so unusual these days. The slalom specialist has her eye on a gold medal in Sochi next month, and with Lindsay Vonn out of the competition, that likely ups the odds of Shiffrin attaining at least one of the medals handed out in her sport. Even …

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