Proving her dominance in alpine sports, Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first athlete - male or woman - to win in all six alpine disciplines.
This past Sunday Dec 2, defending overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) became the first athlete to win in all six individual disciplines on the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup circuit when she won her super-G at Lake Louise (CAN). She has described the run better than she hoped for. Shiffrin won first place in downhill at the same resort last year. Now the athlete has become the first athlete - male or female - to win all six individual World Cup races for the women’s slalom, parallel, giant slalom, super-G, downhill and alpine combined. This is a tremendous accomplishment, especially given that the young athlete is only 23 years old and has many years and seasons ahead!
Other high performing athletes include Ragnhild Mowinckel (NOR) who came in second and won Olympic Silver medals earlier this year at Pyeong Chang and Viktoria Rebensburg (GER) came in third.
Mikhaela Shiffrin is one of the most dedicated athletes in alpine sports, putting in a daily 2-hour workout. Whether your goal is to compete in your first or hundredth event, having a personal schedule that helps you become your best is important.
Previously, we featured lessons in leadership and doing your best from Olympic athletes such as Chloe Kim, Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin and Jaimie Anderson.
Our Elf Ski App
At Elf, we have been working on our own ski app that will be available for download for the next ski season Nov 2019 - April 2020. We are very excited about it as it harnesses our love of design, skiing and snowboarding and apps! Our ski app employs the latest features available in the Apple Watch for tracking ski and snowboard activity. The Elf ski app will be available for the iPhone and Apple Watch. We will have more information to share in the next year.