Mikaela Shiffrin Just Became the Greatest Ski Racer of All Time

March 13, 2023

On February 19, 1989, Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark won his 86thWorld Cup race—a giant slalom in Aspen, fewer than 100 miles from Edwards, Colorado, the hometown of American skier Mikaela Shiffrin. Thirty-four years later, in a strange twist of ski-racing serendipity, Mikaela Shiffrin surpassed Stenmark’s World Cup win record in Åre, Sweden—Stenmark’s home country. Outside Online