Revealed: Skiing Legend Mikaela Shiffrin Opens Up On Emotional Reality Behind #ABFTTB On Her Helmet

Two-time Olympic Gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin has become the record holder as an Alpine skier in the context of the World Cup wins. But there is something apart from the passion that gives her power and motivation to perform well on the ice track, and it is an abbreviation. What is the abbreviation and its meaning? Check out the following story.

Meaning of #ABFTTB

The meaning of #ABFTTB written on the back of Mikaela Shiffrin's helmet means "Always be faster than the boys".

Story behind the abbreviation

The abbreviation is inspired by U.S. Olympian Heidi Voelker, who signed a poster to Mikaela's parents with the acronym "ABFTTB" and its meaning.

Since when Mikaela is using the abbreviation?

Mikaela used to write this abbreviation when she was a junior racer, but now it's a decal on her Atomic racing helmet.

When did Mikaela get the abbreviation?

Two-time Olympic Gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin got the abbreviation from Heidi Voelker when she was just six years old.

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