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Mikaela Shiffrin 10th in Lake Louise downhill

December 6, 2019

These are gravy points, people. There is such a high standard for Mikaela Shiffrin that when she doesn’t end up on the podium everyone acts like the sky has fallen and starts to ask “What’s...


What to watch as Birds of Prey returns

December 3, 2019

This is why they don’t let me out of the office much. I’m five minutes into covering my 20th-something Birds of Prey races, and I’ve already cut in front of U.S. Ski Team member Steve...


Ski Racing 101: Your guide to Birds of Prey

December 2, 2019

BEAVER CREEK — Not everyone grew up here. Not everyone was here to watch Tamara McKinney win gold in the combined during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail in 1989. And, as such,...


Mikaela Shiffrin crushes Killington slalom … again

December 1, 2019

Mikaela Shiffrin is 2-for-2, 4-for-4 and tied for fourth. The Vail racer put on a command performance during Sunday’s World Cup slalom blowing away the field by 2.29 seconds in Killington, Vermont. Slovakia’s Petra Vhlova...



Mikaela Shiffrin’s next stops: Killington GS and slalom

November 28, 2019

It’s home race week for Mikaela Shiffrin, It’s definitely home snow for the reigning World Cup champion as Saturday’s giant slalom and Sunday’s slalom in Killington, Vermont, are the only women’s races of the year...


Lucky or not, Shiffrin wins first slalom of season

November 23, 2019

Mikaela Shiffrin won what should be the first of many battles this season. Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova had a first-run lead, but crashed on the second run during Saturday’s first slalom of the World Cup season...


Shiffrin returns to World Cup for a reindeer

November 21, 2019

So, what happens to the reindeer? This is a pressing question as Mikaela Shiffrin and the women’s World Cup resume action on Saturday with the Levi, Finland, slalom. The winner of said competition earns prize...


Mikaela Shiffrin finishes second in Soelden GS

October 26, 2019

Seventeen-year-old New Zealander Alice Robinson scored the upset during Saturday’s season-opening giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, edging Mikaela Shiffrin by a mere six-hundredths of a second. Shiffrin laid down the fastest first run on the...



So what does Mikaela Shiffrin do for an encore?

October 23, 2019

In 1498, Leonardo Da Vinci painted “The Last Supper.” How does one top that? Well, roughly within the next 10 years, Da Vinci created the “Mona Lisa.” Yes, the comparison is extreme — Alpine ski-racer...





Mikaela Shiffrin shows Instagram followers her musical side

August 28, 2019

Mikaela Shiffrin has built a highlight reel of her playing music on her Instagram stories, showing fans her skills beyond skiing. Between singing, playing guitar and keyboard, Shiffrin has enough talent to start a one-person...



Mikaela Shiffrin talks 2019-20, cycling and doughnuts

August 22, 2019

AVON — How in the wide world of sports does Mikaela Shiffrin follow up a record-obliterating 2018-19 World Cup season with 17 wins on tour — 19, if one includes FIS Alpine World Ski Championships...