Mikaela Shiffrin is the brightest star of the FIS Alpine World Cup. Her successes are far beyond what one could expect. Test your knowledge and take the quiz about Mikaela Shiffrin.
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#1. When was Mikaela Shiffrin born?
Mikaela was born on March 13, 1995 in Vail, Colorado.
#2. When did Mikaela Shiffrin made her debut in FIS World Cup races?
Mikaela Shiffrin made her debut in 2011 at Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic in Giant Slalom race. The race was won by Victoria Rebensburg and Mikaela Shiffrin did not qualify for the 2nd run.
#3. When did Mikaela Shiffrin win her first World Cup race?
She won her first World Cup race on December 20, 2012, in Swedish Are. It was a night slalom and she was 0.28 seconds faster than Frida Hansdotter.
#4. How many medals does Mikaela Shiffrin have from Junior World Championships?
Surprisingly, Shiffrin has just one medal from Junior World Championships. She gained a bronze medal in the 2011 Slalom race at Crans-Montana. She switched to adult World Cup races in 2011, at age of 16, and did not compete in Junior World Championships after 2011.
#5. How many Olympic gold medals does Shiffrin have?
She has two gold medals and one silver medal from the Olympics. She won the slalom in the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the giant slalom in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. Moreover, she has a silver medal in the combined race from the 2018 Olympics.
#6. How many times did Mikaela Shiffrin won the Overall FIS World Cup?
She has four overall titles from World Cup. She won in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022, and 2023.
#7. How many medals does Shiffrin have from World Championships?
Mikaela Shiffrin has seven golds, four silvers, and three bronze medals from World Championships.
Gold: 2013 Schladming (Slalom), 2015 Beaver Creek (Slalom), 2017 St. Moritz (Slalom), 2019 Are (Slalom), 2019 Are (Super G), 2021 Cortina d’Ampezzo (Combined), 2023 Meribel (Giant Slalom)
Silver: 2017 St. Moritz (Giant Slalom), 2021 Cortina d’Ampezzo (Giant Slalom), 2023 Meribel (Super G), 2023 Meribel (Slalom)
Bronze: 2019 Are (Giant Slalom), 2021 Cortina d’Ampezzo (Super G), 2021 Cortina d’Ampezzo (Slalom)
#8. What skis is Mikaela Shiffrin using?
Atomic is Mikaela Shiffrin’s long-time partner and supplier of ski equipment.
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#9. How many times did Mikaela Shiffrin finished 1st in Slalom World Cup Races?
She won 53 Slalom World Cup Races, 20 Giant Slalom Races, 3 Downhill Races, 5 Super G races, 1 Combined discipline, and 5 Parallel World Cup races. (as of 3/12/2023).
#10. What is the name of Mikaela Shiffrin boyfriend?
Alexander Aamodt Kilde, the Norwegian professional skier, is the partner of Mikaela Shiffrin. Kilde won the Overall FIS World Cup in 2020.