How to watch Mikaela Shiffrin go for gold in the 2022 Olympics

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Mikaela Shiffrin is expected to be one of the big winners at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. The 26-year-old American is expected to lead the Alpine skiing competition without fellow Team USA skiing stars Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller, who have retired since Pyeongchang,

Shiffrin — who has six World Championship gold medals to go with two Olympic golds and a silver — is the winningest World Cup slalom skier of all time. At her third Olympics, Shiffrin will be competing in all five individual Olympic Alpine skiing events for the first time, and has the opportunity to make more history.

With two goal medals, the Colorado native can tie the mark for most by any Alpine skier, A third would put her over the top and set a new record for the sport.

Here’s how you can watch Shiffrin in action at the 2022 Olympics.

Which events will Mikaela Shiffrin compete in?

Shiffrin will take part in all five individual women’s Alpine skiing events: women’s giant slalom, women’s slalom, women’s super-G, women’s downhill and women’s combined.

Mikaela Shiffrin
Shiffrin is favored in the combined event.
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When will she be competing and where can I watch?

Alpine skiing competition begins early in the Winter Games. Here’s when Shiffrin will take to the slopes and where you can broadcast or stream the event.

Women’s giant slalom:
Run 1 — Sunday, Feb. 6 at 9:15 p.m. ET, NBC/USA
Run 2 — Monday, Feb. 7 at 12:45 a.m. ET, NBC

Women’s slalom:
Run 1 — Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 9:15 p.m. ET, NBC
Run 2 — Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 12:45 a.m. ET, NBC


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Women’s super-G:
Thursday, Feb. 10 at 10 p.m. ET, NBC

Women’s downhill:
Monday, Feb. 14 at 10 p.m. ET, NBC

Women’s combined:
Downhill — Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET, NBC
Slalom — Thursday, Feb. 17 at 1 a.m. ET, USA

All events can also be streamed on the NBC Sports app, Peacock and on NBCOlympics.com.

Which events is Shiffrin favored to win?

Shiffrin is a technical master and has traditionally excelled in slalom and giant slalom competitions. In 2014, she took home the gold in slalom and is the reigning Olympic gold medalist for giant slalom.

Mikaela Shiffrin
For the first time, Mikaela Shiffrin will compete in all five individual Alpine skiing events.
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While a favorite in both races, she faces stiff competition in both events from Sweden’s Sara Hector — who has defeated Shiffrin in three of the six World Cup races this season in giant slalom — and Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova — who triumphed over the American in slalom during four of the six competitions.

Shiffrin American is favored to win the combined event, which she won the 2021 World Championship for and an Olympic silver medal in 2018.

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