At 22 years previous, Mikaela Shiffrin has a chance to develop into family identify at the 2018 Winter Olympics with the likes of Lindsey Vonn and Michael Phelps.
Shiffrin’s profession is nothing if not filled with spectacular accomplishments. She’s the reigning World Cup champion, a title she’s gained 4 occasions, and the reigning Olympic and world champion in that occasion. She additionally holds the report as the youngest slalom champion in Olympic alpine snowboarding history, at 18 years and 345 days.
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Whereas the comparability’s to Vonn are introduced up as a result of the two athletes compete in the similar sport, the aggressive area may be all they’ve in widespread. In contrast to Vonn, Shiffrin does not appear focused on the superstar stardom that may comply with her potential victories. It isn’t a knock on Vonn that she does, it is simply the actuality of Shiffrin’s character and way of life. All she’s actually finished since arriving in Korea is sleep, practice and eat, in accordance to Shiffrin.
“I’m pretty boring. You guys will discover that out all through these video games,” she stated at her pre-Olympics press convention.
Shiffrin is predicted to compete in 5 occasions: Giant slalom, slalom, tremendous-G, downhill and mixed. If she earns medals in most, if not all of, these occasions, then the boring Colorado-native will definitely be thrust into Olympic fame.
This is every thing you want to know to comply with Shiffrin’s Olympic schedule. The occasions might be seen on NBC or NBCSN and might be reside streamed on fuboTV (7-day free trial).
Mikaela Shiffrin’s occasion schedule
Ladies’s Giant Slalom
Remaining: Friday, Feb. sixteen, 9:00 p.m. ET
Coaching: Sunday, Feb. 18, 9:00 p.m. ET
Coaching: Monday, Feb. 19, 9:00 p.m. ET
Ultimate: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 9:00 p.m. ET
Run 1: Thursday, Feb. 22, 9:00 p.m. ET
Run 2: Friday, Feb. 23, 12:30 a.m. ET
Mikaela Shiffrin’s Olympic history
Fifth (Giant slalom)