Like much of Team USA’s great athletes, Mikaela Shiffrin isn’t done competing, or improving and—like the rest of us–managing life, just a little. Shiffrin mentions that the unexpected passing of her father still weighs on her mind every day. “I’ll be at practice and races where...
Mikaela Shiffrin can't explain her Beijing Olympic performance. She's just doing the next right thing
MIKAELA SHIFFRIN'S BUTT was getting cold. She'd been sitting on the icy snowpack near the top of the slalom course at Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Center for nearly 20 minutes, but she wasn't ready to move. For the second time in three days, Shiffrin had failed to finish a race at the Beijing Olympics, and this time, the three-time Olympic medalist skied out 5 seconds into the first run of her best event.
AVON, Colo. — Drive through the mountain town of Avon, and you’ll see a street called Mikaela Way. Stop in the Westin Riverrun Resort, and there’s a gym with her name on it. This is Mikaela Shiffrin’s town – an area that includes Edwards, where she's back...
In a locale loaded with homegrown talent, one doesn’t have to travel far to find inspiration. Vail’s current crop of elite athletes took a moment to inspire the next generation and thank the community that raised them during a meet-and-greet at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa on Saturday.
Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin describes grief not as "a climb up a mountain" but "more like a maze" in an essay published by The Players' Tribune.
When you fail at the Olympics, there’s no private time for reflection and processing. Instead, there are cameras from every major international news network, in your face, immediately. And there are questions. What happened? What went wrong?. Mikaela Shiffrin, a four-time overall World Cup champion and widely considered the...
By Kevin O’Connor/VTDigger Vermont-schooled Mikaela Shiffrin began the latest World Cup season by skiing through a snowstorm on Killington Mountain to win the only U.S. stop on the international women’s racing circuit. “I hope that everybody enjoyed watching,” the Alpine champion […] Read More The post After Olympic stumbles, Mikaela Shiffrin skis away with World Cup appeared first on The Mountain Times.
The Vermont-schooled Alpine champion has bounced back from a wipeout in the 2022 Winter Games to win an American-record fourth overall season title. Read the story on VTDigger here: After Olympic stumbles, Mikaela Shiffrin skis away with World Cup.
MERIBEL, France -- Mikaela Shiffrin's standout World Cup season ended by letting the giant slalom title slip away to Tessa Worley on Sunday. As the final racer of the women's season, Shiffrin was the first-run leader with a 0.82-second advantage. She needed to win the race to clinch an unlikely victory in the giant slalom standings.
MERIBEL, France — Mikaela Shiffrin’s standout World Cup season ended by letting the giant slalom title slip away to Tessa Worley on Sunday. As the final racer of the women’s season, Shiffrin was the first-run leader with a 0.82-second advantage needing to win the race to clinch an unlikely victory in the giant slalom standings.
Mikaela Shiffrin's proved her dominance on the ski slopes this week, despite the athlete's tough experience at the Beijing Games in February. Shiffrin, who is largely considered one of the world's best skiers at just 27, won her fourth World Cup overall title Thursday. The Associated Press reported the victory comes after Shiffrin earned three consecutive overall titles between 2017 and 2019.
COURCHEVEL, France -- Mikaela Shiffrin won skiing's overall World Cup title for the fourth time Thursday, fueled by speed races that turned her expected duel with Petra Vlhová into a runaway success. Shiffrin finished second in the super-G at the World Cup finals -- one day after a surprise...
Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her fourth overall World Cup title to tie with Lindsey Vonn for the second most in women's skiing. The American put her Winter Olympics disappointment behind her to wrap up the title with two races remaining. Shiffrin finished second in Thursday's super-G final to give her an...
Mikaela Shiffrin cruised to her fourth overall World Cup title just one month after skiing away empty handed from the Beijing Winter Olympics. Why it matters: The 27-year-old from Edwards, Colorado, is now tied with Vail's Lindsey Vonn for overall titles. She trails only Austria's Annemarie Moser-Pröll's six titles from the 1970s, AP reports.