• Mikaela Shiffrin Took a Nap, Then Took Home Olympic Gold in Giant Slalom

    One year ago - By PopSugar

    US Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin did what she came to do. At 2014 Sochi Olympics, when she was just 18 years old, she finished in fifth place for the giant slalom. At the time she said, "The next Olympics I go to, I'm sure as heck not getting fifth." Now 22, the American made good on that goal during her much-anticipated debut race, skiing with power and purpose, and won gold !
    GOLDEN GIRL Mikaela Shiffrin takes gold in giant slalom! BestOfUS WinterOlympics pic.twitter.com/zHJudPT4i0
    - NBC Olympics February 15, 2018
    She had two runs, trailed by .20 seconds in her first run, but powered...
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