One of the U.S. and worlds best ski racers, Mikaela Shiffrin, has agreed to renew her sponsorship with Leki through 2022. This means the deal would last through both the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics as well as the 2022 Bejing Olympics. The 22-year-old looks to add to an Olympic Gold Medal and a World Cup Championship in the coming years of her career. She has spent most of the offseason training in her home town of Eagle-Vail. This year she was ranked #1 overall in the world cup standings as well as #1 in Slalom, #2 in G.S. as well as #6 in Combined. In addition to Shiffrin, Leki currently sponsors some great skiers such as Lindsey Vonn, Felix Neureuther, Ted Ligety, Lara Gut to name a few. Shiffrin is deservedly becoming one of the biggest names in ski racing and still has many years in her career. This Year alone she notched 11 World Cup Victories.
Mikaela Shiffrin 2017 World Cup Victories:
- Levi, Finland- Slalom
- Killington, U.S.A- Slalom
- Sestriere, Italy- Slalom
- Semmering, Austria- Slalom, G.S., G.S.
- Maribor, Slovenia- Slalom
- Stockholm, Sweden- Parallel Slalom
- Crans-Montana, Switzerland- Combined
- Squaw Valley, U.S.A.- Slalom, G.S.