Media needs to let up on Michaela Shiffrin

The sports media is often guilty of framing narratives in a damaging win-or-else mentality but the media appears to have an incredible blind side in the way they frame alpine skiing. Most sports media are framing Michaela Shiffrin as someone seeking to make history by winning Gold medals and will likely frame her as a disappointment which is an odd treatment of someone who has already made history as the most decorated American female skier regardless of what happens here.

Alpine skiing is an extremely random sport with results being separated by hundredths…



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Orrin Konheim

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