Page 3 of 61 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ... LastLast
Results 51 to 75 of 1509

Thread: Shiffrin

  1. #51
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Nhampshire
    Posts
    5,593
    MIKAELA WOO!

  2. #52
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    5,750
    So, she has nothing left to do in the SL world.

  3. #53
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    mouth of BCC
    Posts
    1,413
    Congrats Mikaela

    enjoyed watching your SL tonight. you will go far. Nice recovery. not to often you hear I was going to fast into that flush and had to recover. IE I was killing it so fast and the course switched to a flush where you gain speed and I kept it together to win GOLD.

    awesome performance today
    POWDER SKIER
    COLD RAIN and SNOW

  4. #54
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    truckee
    Posts
    11,115
    Guess all those drills skiing on one foot paid off.

  5. #55
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    the Can-Utardia / LMCC VT
    Posts
    11,201
    Ya, sure, but can she dolphin turn?
    Quote Originally Posted by Hohes View Post
    I couldn't give a fuck, but today I am procrastinating so TGR is my filler.
    Quote Originally Posted by skifishbum View Post
    faceshots are a powerful currency
    get paid

  6. #56
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Banana Belt, VT
    Posts
    3,403
    Quote Originally Posted by My Pet Powder Goat View Post
    Ya, sure, but can she dolphin turn?
    Good point. Not a very well rounded skier.

  7. #57
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Middle of the NEK
    Posts
    4,554
    That was a impressive display of maturity, and skill in that second run.

    Here is some local news flavor:
    http://www.wcax.com/story/24787414/s...s-olympic-gold

    And a story from when she was a freshman at BMA:
    http://www.wcax.com/story/11989645/s...rke-mt-academy
    Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood.
    http://tim-kirchoff.pixels.com/

  8. #58
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Banana Belt, VT
    Posts
    3,403
    Quote Originally Posted by From_the_NEK View Post
    That was a impressive display of maturity, and skill in that second run.

    Here is some local news flavor:
    http://www.wcax.com/story/24787414/s...s-olympic-gold

    And a story from when she was a freshman at BMA:
    http://www.wcax.com/story/11989645/s...rke-mt-academy
    Was finally able to find video of her two runs. Holy shit does she rip. The way she got back in the groove on the second run was beyond amazing.

  9. #59
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    1,086
    congrats shiffrin!!!

    that recovery was HUGEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    "up in the ski resorts, up in hills they move ki's and had skis making drops on snowmobiles"- GZA

  10. #60
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Vancouver BC
    Posts
    2,763
    Shiffrin in women's slalom and Ted in GS were the two most impressive alpine performances in Sochi IMO... but I missed the men's super-G (about to watch now).

  11. #61
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Middle of the NEK
    Posts
    4,554
    Looks like she finished making the post Olympic publicity rounds and is back in Europe to finish out the WC season.

    http://tracking.si.com/2014/02/26/mi...strated-cover/

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	02-25-mikaela-shiffrin-cover.jpg 
Views:	276 
Size:	454.3 KB 
ID:	151522
    Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood.
    http://tim-kirchoff.pixels.com/

  12. #62
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Location
    Before
    Posts
    20,591
    Quote Originally Posted by Bottleman View Post
    Was finally able to find video of her two runs. Holy shit does she rip. The way she got back in the groove on the second run was beyond amazing.
    Link ?...
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
    >>>200 cm Black Bamboo Sidewalled DPS Lotus 120 : Best Skis Ever <<<

  13. #63
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Middle of the NEK
    Posts
    4,554
    Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood.
    http://tim-kirchoff.pixels.com/

  14. #64
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Middle of the NEK
    Posts
    4,554
    This is also a good read. Especially the embedded graphic.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/22/sp...alom.html?_r=2
    Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood.
    http://tim-kirchoff.pixels.com/

  15. #65
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Location
    Before
    Posts
    20,591
    Requires that I specify my internet provider (I'm at woik)
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
    >>>200 cm Black Bamboo Sidewalled DPS Lotus 120 : Best Skis Ever <<<

  16. #66
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Up in ya face!
    Posts
    3,484
    Quote Originally Posted by From_the_NEK View Post
    This is also a good read. Especially the embedded graphic.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/22/sp...alom.html?_r=2
    So cool. I love the burst sequence. Mikaela rules.

  17. #67
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    here and there
    Posts
    15,361
    sheborsum
    watch out for snakes

  18. #68
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    East Maui/East Vail
    Posts
    3,242
    Quote Originally Posted by marshalolson View Post
    move over lindsey vonn, you are no longer the face of US skiing.
    Who was it that said somewhere here Tigers people are already talking to her people?

    Gold!

  19. #69
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Middle of the NEK
    Posts
    4,554
    1st race of the season, 1st career GS win. Not bad. Will she be able to make a run at the overall title this year?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/sp...alom.html?_r=0
    Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood.
    http://tim-kirchoff.pixels.com/

  20. #70
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Land of Brine Shrimp and Magic Underwear
    Posts
    6,000
    Too about about the fall at the end of her GS run yesterday, still up by .68 at the last split when she went down.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3So1LN-vmw

    Crushed it in the slalom today though! 3 seconds WTF?!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNntx8iaulc
    There's nothing better than sliding down snow... flying through the air.

  21. #71
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    SF & the Ho
    Posts
    5,798
    Won by 2.65 with an edge catch at the start of run two. Pretty fucking dominant.

  22. #72
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Eagle County
    Posts
    12,256
    She's crazy good...
    ROLL TIDE ROLL

  23. #73
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    here and there
    Posts
    15,361
    She is crazy hot.
    watch out for snakes

  24. #74
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Land of Brine Shrimp and Magic Underwear
    Posts
    6,000
    ^^^Yup.
    There's nothing better than sliding down snow... flying through the air.

  25. #75
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    5,750
    Quote Originally Posted by scottyb View Post
    She is crazy hot.
    Frida Hansdotter isn't so bad either, same with Lara Gut..

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •