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32 Inspirational Mikaela Shiffrin Quotes (SKIING)

Top 10 Most Famous Mikaela Shiffrin Quotes (BEST)

“It’s like a puzzle or a painting or music. When I ski, it’s like a song. I can hear the rhythm in my head, and when I start to ski that rhythm and I start to really link my turns together, all of a sudden there’s so much flow and power that I just can’t help but feel amazing. That’s where the joy comes from.”

Mikaela Shiffrin
When I'm in the starting gate, it's just me and the hill.
When I’m in the starting gate, it’s just me and the hill.
You can create your own miracle, but you do it by never looking past all the little steps along the way.
You can create your own miracle, but you do it by never looking past all the little steps along the way.
I rely on breakfast to give me a kickstart of energy in the morning, so I choose my foods accordingly.
I rely on breakfast to give me a kickstart of energy in the morning, so I choose my foods accordingly.
Dream big, but don't be upset if it doesn't happen.
Dream big, but don’t be upset if it doesn’t happen.

“I haven’t had to make a decision between ‘my brand’ and money. Everybody seems to get what I’m going for: the healthy lifestyle, staying active, being young and youthful.”

Mikaela Shiffrin
I have been here before in my head. To everyone else, it is my first Olympics. To me, it's my thousandth.
I have been here before in my head. To everyone else, it is my first Olympics. To me, it’s my thousandth.
A perfect day for me would just be a day that goes the way I plan.
A perfect day for me would just be a day that goes the way I plan.
Out on the hill under the helmet, nobody sees your face or hair, but then you take it off, and they do - that's the part I'm nervous about.
Out on the hill under the helmet, nobody sees your face or hair, but then you take it off, and they do – that’s the part I’m nervous about.
I love traveling and seeing new things, learning the histories of different cultures. But I've always wanted to go to the Galapagos to see the giant turtles.
I love traveling and seeing new things, learning the histories of different cultures. But I’ve always wanted to go to the Galapagos to see the giant turtles.

7 Mikaela Shiffrin Quotes on Skiing and Winning

“Whether it’s learning to hit a backhand in tennis, learning high school chemistry, or getting better at ski racing, I really believe with hard work and analytic preparation, you can skip a few steps and find the faster way.”

Mikaela Shiffrin
I just - I fell in love with the sport when I started to ski gates. Once I was allowed to start training gates around 6 years old, then I really fell in love with it.
I just – I fell in love with the sport when I started to ski gates. Once I was allowed to start training gates around 6 years old, then I really fell in love with it.
It rained a lot in New Hampshire, and when I skied, the snow was icy and hard, and the mountains were small.
It rained a lot in New Hampshire, and when I skied, the snow was icy and hard, and the mountains were small.
My dream job has always been to be a ski racer.
My dream job has always been to be a ski racer.
The harsh cold and windburn from hours of skiing does a lot of damage to my skin, so I try to keep my skin as moisturized as possible.
The harsh cold and windburn from hours of skiing does a lot of damage to my skin, so I try to keep my skin as moisturized as possible.
People watch the Olympics because they want to believe in heroes; I know I did.
People watch the Olympics because they want to believe in heroes; I know I did.
I don't know what the point of life is, but I'm certain that five gold medals is not it.
I don’t know what the point of life is, but I’m certain that five gold medals is not it.

11 Mikaela Shiffrin Quotes on Success

“After many of my victories, I hear people asking me these questions: ‘What else is there to win?’ And I want to shout, ‘What do you mean, what else? There’s so much else!'”

Mikaela Shiffrin
I think it's good to stimulate your mind.
I think it’s good to stimulate your mind.
‘Don’t worry about it, and you’ll be great,’ said nobody, ever.
I like it when hard work pays off.
I like it when hard work pays off.
I've always said my expectations are higher than what anyone else could put on me.
I’ve always said my expectations are higher than what anyone else could put on me.
Once you start having success, it's easy to forget the mentality that got you started as a kid.
Once you start having success, it’s easy to forget the mentality that got you started as a kid.

“I just have tried to adapt to the constant changes that happen all the time in my schedule and try and find any sort of mini-predictability and balance within my very unpredictable life.”

Mikaela Shiffrin
Things you don't expect come up, and you have to adapt. You can't let it throw you off. You have to cope. Those are all really valuable skills, in life and racing.
Things you don’t expect come up, and you have to adapt. You can’t let it throw you off. You have to cope. Those are all really valuable skills, in life and racing.
I'm not really seeing pressure as a negative.
I’m not really seeing pressure as a negative.
You can't ever make the perfect run, but you can make the best run, and then you clock the fastest time, and that's a win.
You can’t ever make the perfect run, but you can make the best run, and then you clock the fastest time, and that’s a win.
In the end, I want to be an inspiration to somebody.
In the end, I want to be an inspiration to somebody.

4 Mikaela Shiffrin Quotes on her Parents Being Great Role Models

“My parents strapped a pair of plastic skis on my boots when I was two years old and sent me down our driveway in Vail. Of course, they were holding on to me the whole time, but that was my first experience ‘skiing.'”

Mikaela Shiffrin
I was lucky enough that my parents knew about World Cup skiing, so since I was really little, we were watching World Cup winning runs.
I was lucky enough that my parents knew about World Cup skiing, so since I was really little, we were watching World Cup winning runs.
I remember skiing being a family recreational thing. I remember skiing being a family recreational thing.
I remember skiing being a family recreational thing. I remember skiing being a family recreational thing.
I can't really picture a time when she won't be on tour with me. Mom has always been my best friend. But, yes, eventually she might get sick of it.
I can’t really picture a time when she won’t be on tour with me. Mom has always been my best friend. But, yes, eventually she might get sick of it.

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