“She Has Enjoyed Being Here With Me”- Mikaela Shiffrin’s Boyfriend Opens Up on Their Experience at Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

Published 03/06/2022, 1:25 PM EST

If not for her boyfriend Aleksander Kilde, Mikaela Shiffrin would have lost all hopes in herself at the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. With him beside her at the Olympics, it was like walking through a gunfight but with a bulletproof jacket on. He is the one who comforted her in what could be said as the most challenging times of her entire professional career.

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Going into the Beijing Olympics together, they would have thought it was going to be the best winter trip ever. On many levels, it indeed was. Only the results could’ve been better for the two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin. However, as a couple, it might have been the most important few weeks of their life. They celebrated each other’s victory and shared each other’s setbacks all together and probably came out stronger than ever.

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Aleksander Kilde talks about why it was special, being at the Beijing Winter Olympics with Mikaela Shiffrin

After being there for each other through thick and thin, the Norwegian skier reveals how special it was for him to share such a grand stage as Olympics with his girlfriend Mikaela Shiffrin. He said, “It’s been such a good time, Of course the results for both of us could have been better. I’ve had a great Olympics. She has had a less great Olympics, but I think she has enjoyed being here with me, and I’ve definetly enjoyed being here with her.”

He further added,it’s just being together in something big like the Olympics. we’re going to remember this for the rest of our lives and we can look back at it, and it’s the stories that you remember.” Aleksander brought home two medals from Beijing; a silver in the combined race, and a bronze in the super-G event.

The cutest love story of Beijing Winter Olympics

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With their constant support and motivation for each other, Mikaela and Aleksander have set some serious couple goals for the fans. Their social media posts to uplift each other’s morale were trending all over the internet. Whatever the results may have been, these two lovebirds have certainly won a million hearts.

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They both were adorable at the Olympics. Mikaela was a little unlucky, but perhaps you can go through everything if you have someone like Kilde by your side.

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Saurav Panwar

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Saurav Panwar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A postgraduate in Media and Communication Studies, he shares a profound love for creative direction and filmmaking. Saurav is also an avid reader and a literature devotee whose fandom spreads from classics to sci-fi, non-fiction, plays, comics, and much more.

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