Name: Mikaela Shiffrin
Alpine Skiing
Current Residence:
Vail, Colo.

Olympic Experience:
  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, gold medalist in slalom, 5th in giant slalom

Career Highlights:

  • 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

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association