Shiffrin Featured in Swiss Publication "Blick"
The popular Swiss tabloid publication "Blick" recently featured Mikaela Shiffrin (Avon, Colo.) in an exclusive article from this past summer when Mikaela was training in France, and spending time with French National Team giant slalom skier and boyfriend, Mathieu Faivre.
With alpine skiing being one of the premier sports in Switzerland, Blick often covers the sport. In the piece, which is entitled, "I want to be like Federer: Wins, records, milestones: Mikaela Shiffrin (23) is the best skier in the world. And refreshingly open...And reveals: 'Maybe I'll quit before 30.' If German is not your native language, you can read the google translated article.
On her toughest competition this upcoming season, Shiffrin said, "Wendy Holdener and Michelle Gisin are getting better at speed; they are dangerous. Ilka Stuhec is also likely to be a tough opponent if she has recovered well from her cruciate ligament tear."