Olympic Lead-Up, Mikaela Shiffrin
For the past four months we’ve been fly on the wall with Red Bull Media House to document the life and challenges of one of the planets youngest and most competitive ski racers, Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin. Mikaela, now only 22 years old of Avon, Colorado is facing her second Olympic lead up in PyeongChang, South Korea, were along the worlds best she’ll compete in slalom and giant slamom to defend her 2014 gold medal from Sochi, Russia. Shiffrin was the youngest winter Olympian at 18 years old to achieve a gold Slalom medal in Sochi, Russia. This half hour segment opens the door to her process of what many consider the hardest working women in ski racing, all the while trying to remain a sense of her young identity under such pressures. Look for the story airing this Feb, 2017 via Red Bull Media House.