Skiers seek climate change moves: 'The seasons have shifted'
Overall World Cup winners Mikaela Shiffrin, Federica Brignone and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde are among nearly 200 athletes from multiple disciplines who have signed a letter addressed to the International Ski and Snowboard Federation demanding action over climate change.
Layden: Mikaela Shiffrin experiences harsh truth of expectations vs. reality at Olympics
The sentence landed so hard it made you cringe. “Right now,” said U.S. Alpine ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, “I just feel like a joke.” Eight words, much too harsh, that measure the distance between realistic Olympic expectations and unexplained Olympic reality.
Layden: Tracing the opposing paths of Alpine greats Mikaela Shiffrin, Sofia Goggia
Heading into the 2022 Winter Olympics, American Mikaela Shiffrin was ascendant while Italian Sofia Goggia was injured. But, as the women's downhill displayed Tuesday in China, the Games care not in the least for predetermined narratives.
Layden: Winning without winning -- Shiffrin sets new course at 2022 Olympics
Mikaela Shiffrin took ninth in the super-G Friday in China. Given her first two Olympic races, it was a success. And if you listened closely to her interview afterword, you might pick up the sounds of the best female skier on earth putting herself back together.