Born: 1995

Hometown: Eagle-Vail, Colo.

Event: Slalom

Sochi: Gold medal in women’s slalom

Details: Shiffrin won a world championship slalom gold medal and the World Cup slalom title in 2013. This will be her first Olympics. She joined the U.S. Ski Team three years ago. Shiffrin became the youngest skier ever to win an Olympic slalom championship.

Twitter: @MikaelaShiffrin