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
Skier On The Rise: Jamie Stanton Aims For The Top With Help From His College
Stuart Lieberman Jan. 14, 2016
Stanton’s trajectory changed when he left Michigan to attend the University of Denver
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 11-17
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 18, 2015
While Alex Morgan brings glad tidings from New Orleans, Abby Wambach's final game draws out the emotion in her teammates, plus we see perhaps LeBron James' best move ever, a Voice lesson from Mike Eruzione and more.
Mikaela Shiffrin Unsure How Long She Will Be Out With Knee Injury
Associated Press Dec. 17, 2015
Shiffrin tore her medial collateral ligament while preparing for a world cup and will not need surgery.
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.