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Mikaela Shiffrin is an American alpine skier specialized in slalom and giant slalom. Born 1995 in Vail, Colorado, she is named one of the most promising young skiers, as well as the next U.S. ski star.
Shiffrin made her World Cup debut in 2011, at only age 15. Soon after, she became the second-youngest U.S. skier to win an alpine World Cup event. Prior to 2014, the beautiful American have 7 World Cup wins and another 14 podiums. At the 2014 Winter Olympics she took the gold in the Slalom event.
Tina Weirather is an alpine skier. She is born 1989 in Vaduz, the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein.
Born in a ski family, Tina made her World Cup debut at age 16. Both parents and even her uncle are former ski racers and have won World Cup titles. Most notably, mother Hanni Wenzel won two Olympic gold medals.
Lara Gut is a Swiss alpine skier. She is born 1991 in Sorengo, a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Lara was introduced to skiing by her father who is a former alpine skier and represented their country too.
At age 15, she already was the second youngest Swiss national champion. Only two years later, at age 17, Lara Gut became the youngest skier to win a World Cup Super G race.
Julia Mancuso is an alpine skier from USA. She is born 1984 in Reno, Nevada. Mancuso is one of the most successful ski athletes of her generation, has medals in all three Olympics she’s been competing.
At the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Julia proved that age isn’t the most important factor in her sport, and suprisingly took the bronze medal in Women’s Combined discipline.