Mikaela Shiffrin can be described as an American World Cup alpine skier. Mikaela Shiffrin was born on March 13, 1995, and she is noted to have the most World Cup wins in history so far as alpine skiing is concerned. It is also important to note that Mikaela Shiffrin is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist as well as a five-time Overall World Cup champion.
Mikaela Shiffrin is also a four-time world champion in slalom and a seven-time winner of the World Cup discipline title in that event. She holds the record as the youngest slalom champion in Olympic alpine skiing history; 18 years and 345 days.
On February 16, 2023, Mikaela Shiffrin won her seventh career Alpine World Championship goal medal. This means that she has a total of 14 medals from 16 career world championship races and in the process, becoming the most successful skier in this modern era. The Time magazine in 2023 named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The parents of Mikaela Shiffrin are Eileen and Jeff Shiffrin and she was born in Vali, Colorado. The mother of Mikaela Shiffrin became a nationally prominent master racer whereas the father of Mikaela Shiffrin grew up in New Jersey and was an avid skier.
He used to engage in skiing during weekends in Vermont. He raced for Dartmouth College and Eileen also raced in high school. It must be noted that at age 8, the family of Mikaela Shiffrin moved to rural New Hampshire near Lyme.
While at New Hampshire, her father worked as an anesthesiologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Mikaela Shiffrin had her middle school education at Burke.
In 2010 when Mikaela Shiffrin was 14 years old, she won both the slalom and GS at the Topolino Games in Italy. She competed against skiers from 40 countries. When she turned 15, satisfying the FIS minimum age requirement, she won a Nor-Am Cup super combined race.
She won the race in December 2010 at Panorama, British Columbia. In three subsequent Nor-am races, Mikaela Shiffrin was runner-up in a super-G, placed third in a GS and won in a slalom. She also won a pair of Nor-am slalom races that came off at Sunday River, Maine. Mikaela Shiffrin was also the winner of the slalom Bronze medal at the FIS Junior World Ski Championship held in Switzerland.
Mikaela Shiffrin Boyfriend
Mikaela Shiffrin’s Boyfriend is said to be in a relationship with fellow skier, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde.Mikaela Shiffrin and Aleksander Aamodt have been dating since 2021