Mikaela Shiffrin is a very talented, very attractive and relatively young skier for the USA. Mikaela Shiffrin will be at the 2014 Winter Olympics with Team USA, and she is a big threat to win a skiing medal in Sochi, Russia.
20 Hot photos of USA Olympic skier and gold medal hopeful Mikaela Shiffrin
Mikaela Shiffrin was born on March 13, 1995, in Vail, Colorado. Mikaela started skiing at the age of two, however she did not compete in many races as a youth.
Even though she was was born in Colorado, Mikaela Shiffrin attended the Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont. The Burke Mountain Academy is a private, college preparatory ski academy located in northeast Vermont.
Since 1970, the Burke Mountain Academy has produced more than 130 USA Ski Team members, as well as 29 Olympians. The number of Olympians produced by Burke Mountain Academy is going up in 2014, since Mikaela Shiffrin will be competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Mikaela Shiffrin made her World Cup debut in March of 2011. Just weeks later, and right after she turned 16, Mikaela Shiffrin won the slalom title at the U.S. National Championships, becoming the youngest American skier to win a national alpine title.
In December of 2012, at the age of just 17, Mikaela Shiffrin won her first World Cup race in a night slalom in Sweden. Mikaela Shiffrin has gone on to win four more World Cup slalom races, including one on November 16, 2013, in Norway.
Based upon her five World Cup slalom wins over the last 18 months, Mikaela Shiffrin has a very good chance to medal, and maybe even win a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics. If Mikaela Shiffrin does win a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, she will become a star in the United States.
As you can see in the slideshow of photos, Mikaela Shiffrin, who is 18 and will turn 19 just after the 2014 Winter Olympics are over, is a very beautiful woman. Mikaela Shiffrin has already been on "The Late Show with David Lettermen". Combine a gold medal with her hot looks (see the photos), and Mikaela Shiffrin is poised to become a celebrity if she does win a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Hope you enjoy the 20 hot photos of Mikaela Shiffrin, and look for Mikaela at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.