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Posted February 21, 2014 by Devon Watkis in Sports
 
 

Mikaela Shiffrin Becomes Youngest Gold Medal Winner at 18 Years Old. [Details+Video]

Eighteen year old Mikaela Shiffrin made history today by being the youngest Olympic Ski Slalom Champion ever winning her first gold for the USA.

According to Espn.com,

Shiffrin is the first American woman to get a slalom medal of any color since Barbara Cochran won gold at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics.

In case you are not sure what slalom is check out the video below of Shiffrin’s highlights.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck1cJrz93_0[/youtube]