Sport: Alpine Skiing
Current Residence: Vail, Colo.
- 2014 Olympic Winter Games, gold medalist in slalom, 5th in giant slalom
- 16-time world cup slalom medalist (11 golds, one silver, four bronzes)
- Four-time world cup giant slalom medalist (one gold, one silver, two bronzes)
- 2014 world cup slalom overall champion
- 2013 world cup city event bronze medalist in Moscow
- 2013 U.S. giant slalom silver medalist
- 2013 world cup slalom overall champion
- 2013 World Championships slalom gold medalist
- 2013 World Championships giant slalom sixth place
- 2012 World Cup Rookie of the Year
- 2012 world cup slalom, 17th overall
- 2012 U.S. slalom champion
- 2011 U.S. slalom champion
- 2011 NorAm slalom champion
Fun Facts: Enjoys playing tennis and soccer ... Made World Cup debut at age 15 ... Began skiing down her family driveway ... First non-European to win four world cup slalom races in a season ... Youngest slalom Olympic champion
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Lindsey Vonn Wins First Giant Slalom World Cup In Almost 3 Years
Associated Press Dec. 12, 2015
Meanwhile, Shiffrin was taken to the hospital after a crash and did not compete.
Lindsey Vonn Sweeps All Three Lake Louise Races For 70th World Cup Victory
Associated Press Dec. 06, 2015
Vonn topped the podium in Sunday's super-G after winning both downhill races.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 27-Dec. 3
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 04, 2015
Team USA salutes a retiring legend, Evan Lysacek lands in a physics book, a hulking NFL star startles Simone Biles, Mikaela Shiffrin makes history, Abby Wambach has a cupcake of a day and more.
6 Reasons Mikaela Shiffrin Is So Fast
Peggy Shinn Dec. 03, 2015
The Olympic gold medalist explains how she's developed her blazing speed.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From November
Dec. 01, 2015
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of November nominations and vote on your favorites.
Mikaela Shiffrin Sets New Margin Of Victory Record In World Cup Slalom Opener
Associated Press Nov. 28, 2015
Shiffrin claimed her fourth straight slalom victory by a margin of 3.07 seconds.
2015-16 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Announced
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Nov. 22, 2015
The 43-member team includes 20 Olympians and two athletes named posthumously.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From October
Oct. 29, 2015
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of October nominations and vote on your favorites.
On The Lighter Side: April 27-May 3
Jamie MacDonald May 04, 2015
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir corner the market on Derby fashion, but they're not alone.
In Case You Missed It: March 23-29
Jamie MacDonald March 30, 2015
A team fueled by espresso, a luge thrill ride, champion gymnasts return, skaters clean up nicely and more.