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Vonn, Shiffrin make the rounds at ESPYs

July 11, 2019

Lindsey Vonn won another Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award on Wednesday night sharing the Best Moment Award with the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade and New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski. All three athletes retired during...


Mikaela Shiffrin off to the ESPYs

July 3, 2019

So after you fly with the U.S. Air Force, what does one do with the rest of the summer? Well, if you’re Mikaela Shiffrin, you’re still keeping busy. While it is the offseason, there really...



Is the IOC getting something right or just lucky?

May 28, 2019

Have we lived long enough to see the International Olympic Committee learn some common sense? The candidates to host the 2026 Winter Olympics are Italy (a combination of Milan and and Cortina) and Sweden (Stockholm...





So is Mikaela Shiffrin the GOAT yet?

March 22, 2019

Mikaela Shiffrin is back stateside making the rounds of major media with “The Today Show” and “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” In a non-Olympic year, American media is getting a slight glimpse that Shiffrin’s...



Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin four-peats in worlds slalom

February 16, 2019

Seemingly nothing can stop Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin in slalom and certainly not a nasty cold. The 23-year-old made history on Saturday at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden, by winning the slalom...


Shiffrin fourth after first run in worlds giant slalom

February 14, 2019

UPDATE (7:40 a.m.): Former Olympic champion Viktoria Rebensburg took a 0.19 second lead after the first run in the giant slalom at the world championships, with favorite Mikaela Shiffrin 0.44 adrift in fourth place. Rebensburg’s...


Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin cites Naomi Osaka as inspiration

February 13, 2019

ARE, Sweden (AP) — During her inexorable rise to someday becoming the most successful Alpine skier in history, Mikaela Shiffrin has been shooting some admiring glances at another young female athlete excelling at her chosen...


FIS president urged to quit over climate comment

February 9, 2019

DENVER (AP) — A group of winter-sports athletes and the world’s biggest snowboard maker want the president of the International Ski Federation to resign after he spoke of “so-called climate change” and said he would...


Where in the world is Mikaela Shiffrin?

February 6, 2019

The Associated Press is reporting that Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin is going “off the grid” after her super-G win at the world championships in Are, Sweden. Austrian media reported she left Are by helicopter for training...