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
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 02, 2016
It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays for Kerri Walsh Jennings, Shawn Johnson, Kara Goucher and Nathan Adrian's cat (less so for Kara Goucher after a tree fail); Chris Mazdzer threads a treacherous needle; Lindsey Vonn rips off a no-big-deal set of broken-arm pull-ups; with her 95-year-old grandmother, Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates another win; Melissa Stockwell overcomes an orange moment; Alicia Sacramone shares perhaps the most adorable workout moment ever; and much more.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From November
Dec. 01, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of November nominations and vote on your favorites.
Mikaela Shiffrin Ties Record For Most Consecutive World Cup Slalom Wins With Victory In Vermont
Peggy Shinn Nov. 27, 2016
Shiffrin won by a margin of 0.86 seconds at the first world cup in Vermont in 38 years.
Mikaela Shiffrin Finishes Fifth But Is Still A “Superstar” In Killington World Cup Giant Slalom
Peggy Shinn Nov. 26, 2016
The Killington giant slalom marked the first time the world cup returned to the East Coast in 25 years.
2017 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Named, Including Potential Return Of Bode Miller
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Nov. 23, 2016
The team includes Olympic medalists Ligety, Mancuso, Miller, Shiffrin, Vonn and Weibrecht.
Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Slalom Season Opener — And A Reindeer
Associated Press Nov. 12, 2016
The win was Shiffrin's ninth straight slalom victory.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 11, 2016
Mallory Weggemann takes on the challenge of walking down the aisle, three Olympians have three different reactions to their New York City Marathon debuts (including a remarkable third-place finish), the queen of wheelchair marathon strikes again, Aly Raisman and Dexter Fowler take spins through New York, Olympians say freeze for the mannequin challenge (and FLOTUS with LeBron James), plus Bode Miller's adorable newborn, unique perspectives on Half Dome and luge, and Mikaela Shiffrin choreographs an epic lip sync sync production.
Mikaela Shiffrin Finishes Second In Giant Slalom World Cup Season Opener
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association Oct. 22, 2016
Shiffrin hopes her strong performance bodes well for future giant slalom races.
What Are Mikaela Shiffrin’s Goals This Season?
Peggy Shinn Oct. 19, 2016
Shiffrin returns to the slopes with her sights set high.
Red, White & Trending: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 02, 2016
Team USA’s Paralympic stars — including Tatyana McFadden, Brad Snyder, Jennifer Schuble and Jessica Long — are are retracing the magical Road to Rio (and they look good doing it), the Final Five's Video Music Awards odyssey (hugs with Beyonce? yes, hugs with Beyonce), all sorts of hometown cameos ranging from first pitches (Danell Leyva could use some work) to making a speech in front of an NFL team, keys to cities, Katie Ledecky and The Boss, Jordan Burroughs pricelessly snuggling with his baby (and in the crib, no less), Steve Langton stares down the Badlands, Mikaela Shiffrin and Missy Franklin become the bestest and fastest of friends, and much more.