Ski and Snowboard
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
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From March
April 01, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of March nominations and vote on your favorites.
Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Fifth Slalom Of The Season At World Cup Finals
Associated Press March 19, 2016
Shiffrin won all five slaloms she competed in, but missed five races due to injury.
21 Things Mikaela Shiffrin Accomplished Before Her 21st Birthday
March 13, 2016
From crystal globes to a reindeer, the youngest slalom champ in Olympic history has quite the resume.
Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Slalom In First Race After Two Months Out
Associated Press Feb. 15, 2016
Shiffrin completed two perfect runs to win by half a second in her first race back from injury.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 29-Feb. 4
Jamie MacDonald Feb. 05, 2016
LA's mayor converts a magic goal with IOC president Bach, historic Fenway Park receives a big (really big) freeskiing and snowboarding makeover, Mikaela Shiffrin reaches a recovery milestone, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir take to Rio, Simone Biles' secret to washboard abs and more.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 8-14
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 15, 2016
A little love from self-proclaimed-weirdo Shawn Johnson's fiance, Mikaela Shiffrin's comeback puts an emphasis on "back," Skylar Diggins gives back, Team USA gymnasts (and their abs) rock Rio and more.
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.
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