Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold at 18 Years Old, But She's Older Than Many Of These Young Olympians
Twentysomethings the world over plunged into mid-midlife crisis mode Friday when 18-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin won gold in the Olympic slalom. With a time of just one minute and 44.52 seconds, she edged out the second place finisher by .53 seconds and became the youngest woman to win an Olympic slalom. If you're aching to feel both emotionally masochistic and insecure about your life achievements thus far, check out these other Olympians who are just as young and talented as Shiffrin! But mostly young.