VIDEO: Ski Racing Champion Mikaela Shiffrin Sings and Plays Guitar

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The ski racing sensation isn’t just talented on the snow, she can also sing! And she’s actually pretty good. Shiffrin shared this video of her singing and playing the guitar this morning. On top of being musically gifted, other hobbies of hers include playing soccer and tennis, she says.

Shiffrin’s career highlights:

Olympic Experience

  • Two-time Olympian (2014, 2018); three-time Olympic medalist (2 gold, 1 silver)
  • PyeongChang 2018, gold (giant slalom), silver (alpine combined), 4th (slalom)
  • Sochi 2014, gold (slalom), 5th (giant slalom)
  • At age 18, became the youngest ever to win an Olympic gold medal in slalom (2014)

World Championship Experience

  • Most recent: 2017 – gold (slalom), silver (giant slalom)
  • Years of Participation: 2013, 2015, 2017
  • Medals: 4 (3 golds, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2013 (slalom), 2015 (slalom), 2017 (slalom)
  • Silver – 2017 (giant slalom)
  • In 2017, became the first woman to win three consecutive slalom world titles in 78 years

Other Career Highlights

  • 2017 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (overall, slalom), 2nd (giant slalom), 6th (combined)
  • 2016 FIS World Cup Standings, 4th (slalom), 10th (overall)
  • 2015 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (slalom), 3rd (giant slalom)
  • 2014 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (slalom)
  • 2013 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (slalom)
  • In 2013, she became the fourth-youngest woman to win a world cup title and the first American slalom world cup champion since 1983.
  • In 2013, she became the first non-European skier to win four world cup slalom races in a single season.
  • In 2012, she was voted FIS Alpine World Cup Rookie of the Year after landing her first world cup podium at age 16.

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