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Shiffrin is ready for Sochi

Mikaela Shiffrin is looking to add Olympic gold to her collection

Originally Published: December 12, 2013
By Derek Taylor | ESPN The Magazine

With 10 World Cup podium finishes (and counting), this 18-year-old American is looking to add Olympic gold to her collection.

• Now that I've graduated from high school, I feel like there's been a weight lifted off my shoulders: I don't have to worry about a deadline for schoolwork. I can just worry about the job at hand. I can also really take care of myself in the sense that I'm doing everything, and more, for staying fit for ski racing.

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