Get to know Mikaela Shiffrin


SOCHI, Russia - Mikaela Shiffrin, an 18-year-old Alpine skier from Vail, Colo., debuted on the World Cup circuit in 2012.

She has visions of being the first American woman in over 40 years to win a gold medal in the slalom.

Let’s get to know Mikaela a little better.

Model Olympian: Mikaela Shiffrin

Growing up Mikaela Shiffrin

Shiffrin's off-season workout