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Vonn, Shiffrin make the rounds at ESPYs
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...


Closing time: The Americans face the Netherlands
Closing time: The Americans face the Netherlands

July 6, 2019

Time for the closer, ladies. Ram the ramparts, take over the airports and do whatever you have to do.  This morning, we want the Star-Spangled Banner to wave defiantly as the United States takes on...


Mikaela Shiffrin off to the ESPYs
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...



Mikaela Shiffrin welcomed home by Vail fans
Mikaela Shiffrin welcomed home by Vail fans

April 7, 2019

Mikaela Shiffrin got back into town over the weekend and was already meeting with fans on Sunday. In what has become an annual celebration at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon, Shiffrin was...



Skiing bonds Shiffrin, cancer survivor Walsh
Skiing bonds Shiffrin, cancer survivor Walsh

March 28, 2019

Ten years ago, Mikaela Shiffrin visited a friend and fellow ski racer in the hospital who was diagnosed with cancer. Thomas Walsh could barely sit up or eat and later had parts of his pelvis...



So is Mikaela Shiffrin the GOAT yet?
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 may run super-G next week
Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin may run super-G next week

March 6, 2019

Upon further review, three-time defending World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin may be spicing things up next week at the World Cup finals in Soldeu, Andorra. Shiffrin is already slated to return to the World Cup...


Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin hits home stretch of season
Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin hits home stretch of season

March 5, 2019

So, the first time Mikaela Shiffrin competed Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic was her World Cup debut in a giant slalom on March 11, 2011. Shiffrin was 15, finished 43rd and was 4.64 seconds off...




Shiffrin locks up World Cup slalom title
Shiffrin locks up World Cup slalom title

February 19, 2019

STOCKHOLM — Mikaela Shiffrin wrapped up the season-long slalom World Cup title Tuesday, three days after winning her record fourth straight world title in the discipline. And she matched yet another record in the process....



Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin four-peats in worlds slalom
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...