“So Happy About It”: 3 Months Before Kickstarting the Season Mikaela Shiffrin’s Candid Confession Leaves the Internet Gushing

Published 07/28/2023, 3:00 PM EDT

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Mikaela Shiffrin is one of the greatest skiers of all time. The alpine skiing star has several honors, awards, and records to her name. For an athlete of this caliber, it is natural to have an immense fan following. Shiffrin is not just known for her skills and speed in the snow but also for her social media activity. She is one of the most active social media athletes who continuously engages and interacts with their fans. 

Mikaela Shiffrin recently made a new social media upload. The post instantly sparked a roaring frenzy in her fans. The 28-year-old alpine skiing expert revealed something unique that has the internet gushing. Her fans were overjoyed to see their favorite sportsperson speak their heart out to them. 

Mikaela Shiffrin is ready for the upcoming world cup


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Mikaela Shiffrin is the queen of skill and speed. The alpine skiing expert has 17 global medals to her name, including two Olympic gold medals and seven gold medals at the world championships. The 28-year-old recently uploaded a few photographs of herself hitting the gym. In the caption of her post, Mikaela revealed that she has lately been spending a lot of time in the gym. Along with that, she also said that she was back in the snow. 

“Been spending a lot of time in the gym, but SO happy to be back on snow again now!!” said Shiffrin. She also shared that she had been waiting for a long time for the winter. She also asked her fans if any of them craved the winter just like her. “Anyone else craving winter??” she asked. 

The post comes just three months before Mikaela Shiffrin will be kickstarting the Alpine Ski World Cup. She also wrote that she has uploaded the second episode of her YouTube series, Beyond The Slopes. The post has received a ton of likes and comments, with fans going wild over the new post.

Shiffrin enjoys a strong following of 1.3 million on Instagram. Her fans shared a variety of reactions to her latest upload. 


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Fans awe at the latest gym shots

Mikaela Shiffrin is not just an accomplished athlete but a role model for many. The 28-year-old has achieved countless honors with her skill at such a young age. Emphasizing this point, one of the fans said, “this is what a real role model looks like. parents should sit their daughters (and sons) down and show them a true role model.” 

One of the fans also remarked, “Even when it’s snowing, this Girl is on Fire!” Speaking about the upcoming World Cup, one of the fans said, “Oh yeees! So happy about it that winter is coming… only three months until Soelden.” One of the fans said,“you are such great inspiration and motivation!” Fans also answered her question if they were craving winter, “Please bring on the cold and snow! Missing winter sooo much here!”


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Mikaela Shiffrin recently won the EPSY Award too. She covered the event in the second episode of her YouTube series, Beyond The Slope. The award recognizes athletes and teams for their performance and is given away annually.


Written by:

Ankit Singh


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