Posted February 23, 2014 on AP on Fox
From Mikaela Shiffrin to Bode Miller, from Mario Matt to Henrik Kristoffersen, Alpine skiing at the Sochi Olympics was one for the ages. The 18-year-old Shiffrin already was pegged as the sport's face of the future, and she established herself as a star of the present by becoming the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history. ''It's going to be something that I chalk up as one of my favorite experiences for the rest of my life,'' the precocious Shiffrin said. ''But my life's not over yet.'' Yes, she seems to be just getting started. Her U.S. teammate Miller, meanwhile, took home a bronze in the super-G, his sixth Olympic medal. At 36, he is the oldest Alpine medalist ever. Matt, who turns 35 in April, won the schedule-closing men's slalom on Saturday night for Austria to become the sport's oldest gold medalist. Krisoffersen, 19, was third in that race, making the Norwegian the youngest man to win an Olympic Alpine medal. ''Guys like Bode and guys like Mario definitely are va...
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