Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin Featured on Wheaties Box

Posted on February 28, 2014

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin featured on Wheaties box

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is featured on a limited-edition Wheaties box. Mikaela won the gold in the women's slalom at Sochi. She is the youngest Olympic gold medalist in women's slalom history. Mikaela is also the first American to win the slalom event in 42 years.

Mikaela says in a statement, "Representing alpine skiing and joining so many amazing athletes who have appeared on the Wheaties box is a great honor. This has been an unbelievable experience and proves that all of the time, hard work and determination paid off. I hope that I can be a role model for other young skiers trying to accomplish their goals."

Mikaela says don't ever let anyone put a limit on you. She also says she never focuses on the results. She just focuses on skiing her very best. Take a look:

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin poses with her Wheaties box

Photo: General Mills