the next Lindsey Vonn

But better, younger.

One of the stories to watch at the Winter Olympics.

Mikaela Shiffrin is the reigning World Cup and world champion in slalom. …

Disciplines slalom, giant slalom

Club Burke Mountain Academy

Born March 13, 1995 (age 18)

Vail, Colorado, U.S.


Mom Eileen:

… “Because she skis so efficiently, everyone perceives Mikaela as this perfectly prepped, organized little machine,” Eileen said. … “If they only knew that we don’t know what we’re doing half the time.

“People think we’ve had this master plan to produce a world champion. We have no plan.”

Mikaela Shiffrin’s Swift, if Unplanned, Ascent to World Champion


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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