Mikaela Shiffrin: Meet America’s 18-year-old slalom prodigy

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

When experts talk about Mikaela Shiffrin they almost always compare her to fellow American skier Lindsey Vonn. While that's an easy comparison to make, it's also lazy. Shiffrin is a lot more like American swimmer Missy Franklin, which shouldn't be surprising since Shiffrin cites Franklin as one of her heroes. If ...