How could Meryl Davis and Charlie White be so cold? The beloved ice dancers revealed on Feb. 22 that they wouldn’t defend the Olympic gold medals they won in Sochi, explaining why they’re skipping the 2018 winter games!
Mikaela, 18, made history for America — and the world — by becoming the Olympics’ youngest-ever women’s slalom gold winner!
On the night of Feb. 21, American skier Mikaela Shiffrin took to the slopes for what was to be a historic run in her challenging and heart-racing event, women’s slalom. At just 18 years of age, the Eagle-Vail, Colorado, teenager beat skilled slalom champions Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, 29, Tina Maze of Slovenia, 30, and Marlies Schild of Austria, 32, to become the youngest gold medal winner in the history of the event. Yay!