Latest Mikaela Shiffrin News

Shiffrin leads US Olympic ski team nominations; Nyman out

Jan. 21, 2022 19:22 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin leads the 17-member list for the U.S. Alpine skiing team nominated Friday for the Beijing Winter Games. There are nine first-time Olympians on the roster, which still awaits confirmation from the U.S. Olympic and...

Olympic star Shiffrin: Loss of father 'still pretty painful'

Jan. 20, 2022 12:29 PM EST

Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking, occasionally pausing between words, perhaps because it simply still just doesn’t seem real,...

All eyes will be on Shiffrin, unknown hill in Olympic Alpine

Jan. 10, 2022 12:22 PM EST

After her first Winter Games triumph as a teenager in 2014, Mikaela Shiffrin gushed about “dreaming of the next Olympics (and) winning five gold medals” — which not only didn’t happen, of course, but wasn’t even possible because the American ended up not competing in every Alpine event...

AP source: White pulled out due to lingering COVID symptoms

Jan. 09, 2022 15:57 PM EST

Shaun White's withdrawal from a key Olympic qualifying event came after he experienced lingering COVID-19 symptoms, including fatigue and shortness of breath, The Associated Press has learned. A person familiar with White's decision told The AP that White's withdrawal from Saturday...

Shiffrin is latest elite skier to test positive for COVID-19

Dec. 27, 2021 12:54 PM EST

Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin is the latest elite skier to test positive for COVID-19 with the Beijing Games less than six weeks away. “I wanted to let you all know that I’m doing well, but unfortunately I had a positive COVID test,” the American wrote on her...

Shiffrin returns to rigorous training with her back on mend

Nov. 12, 2021 15:42 PM EST

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is once again putting her mending back through extreme tests: double training sessions filled with twists, turns and crouching into a tuck position to generate more speed. Outside of a little stiffness — “Nothing that...

Olympic champion ski racer Shiffrin dealing with back issue

Nov. 05, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is not able to ski and prepare the way she would like to currently because of a hurt back that she likened to “a very severe muscle spasm or kind of a strain” in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday. ...