Latest Mikaela Shiffrin News

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. ...