Eagle-Vail’s Shiffrin up for two ESPY Awards

15th July, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — If you’re Mikaela Shiffrin, the hits just keep on coming. The youngest Olympic slalom gold medalist is nominated for an ESPY Award, ESPN’s version of an Oscar, awarded for outstanding athletic performances. The 19-year-old Shiffrin is a little apprehensive. Competing for an ESPY is not like standing in the starting gate where you control your outcome. “It takes a lot of fans voting for you to win one of those awards. I’m up against an MMA star and Olympic judo medalist, and two great basketball players. I’m a skier and I’m not sure how many people know …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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