With the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Season in full swing, Outside TV is thrilled to release its original series, A Matter of Time. This seven-part documentary series chronicles the accomplishments of the most dominant Alpine skier on the planet, Mikaela Shiffrin.
From breaking onto the World Cup scene at the age of 15 to sweeping the World Cup championships in 2019, Mikaela quickly became the face of the US Ski team and one of the top female athletes on the planet. The series gives the audience a glimpse inside Shiffrin’s training over this summer in Vail, CO, as she reflects on last season’s shattering of the record books. While trying to prioritize her requirements to stay on top, Mikaela has learned to embrace her fame and obligations. Always radiating with authenticity and focus, she desires to be a role model to youth around the globe and help bring the sport of ski racing to new heights.
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In this first episode, we get an in-depth look at who Mikaela Shiffrin is beyond the racecourse. Understanding how she trains, who advises her, and what other interests she has; will help give you a better perspective on Mikaela as a human being and what it takes to be a professional athlete of the highest order.