Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, making history on U.S. ski team

On Dec. 12, in Aare, Sweden, Shiffrin, who grew up in both Vail and New Hampshire and is a senior at Burke Mountain Academy, a ski-oriented high school in East Burke, Vt., won her first World Cup race, a slalom, and became the second-youngest American skier in history to win a World Cup race.


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