Shiffrin’s nap habits and humble celebrations

Shiffrin’s nap habits and humble celebrations
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Wondering how Mikaela Shiffrin can lie down in a snow bank, close her eyes and rock out to Katy Perry for several minutes a few yards from the bustling start house where one of the most important runs of her career looms? Well, the 19-year-old Olympic and two-time world slalom champion has been honing her napping skills for about as long as she has her ski racing.Before lying in the snow on Saturday, Shiffrin, a self-proclaimed “half bear,” had found a comfy couch in volunteer headquarters to lie down and sneak an hour or so of hibernating …

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