Mikaela Shiffrin: What’s in My Bag?

Mikaela Shiffrin
 Shana Novak

Come game day, Mikaela Shiffrin is set to hit the slopes. In her High Sierra U.S. Ski Team backpack: snacks, a GRID foam roller and a Paperblanks journal where she scribbles quotes that leave the Olympic gold medalist (her events start on NBC February 12) feeling “inspired or mentally tough.”

The 22-year-old glides Us through the rest.

Shady Lady
“I have at least three pairs of Oakley sunglasses at all times. They’re my sponsors, so I have loads of them. They have a new Frogskins one that is so cool.”

Mikaela Shiffrin's bag
Mikaela Shiffrin’s bag Shana Novak

Caffeine Kick
“I carry a Red Bull water bottle and a Red Bull. It’s easier on my stomach than coffee.”

Lip Service
“While I was in New Zealand at a ski camp, I got this Lucas’ Papaw Ointment. It’s good for burns, dry skin and cuts, but I use it for my lips. It’s super-hydrating.”

First-placed US’ Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates on the finish area after crossing the finish line for the first run of the FIS World Cup Ladies Slalom race in Kranjska Gora, on January 7, 2018. JURE MAKOVEC/AFP/Getty Images

In the Zone
“Every bag I carry, I have my Bose wireless headphones. They’re so comfortable and great to have on a plane.”

Cookie Monster
“I have a punch card for a bakery in California’s Squaw Valley Ski Resort called Wildflour Baking Company. We had a race there last year and I’ve been there for ski camps. They’re the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever had.”

What else is in Shiffrin’s bag? An iPhone 7 Plus in a tan leather case with two card holders in the back; an iPad; a pair of Saucony Ride 10s sneaker; Lululemon underwear; a Cover Girl TruBlend Fixstick Concealer; a Clarins Hydra-Essential Silky Cream; a Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer; a Laura Mercier Foundation Primer; a Laura Mercier Translucent Powder; a Laura Mercier Face Illuminator; a MAC lipstick in Velvet Teddy; a black MAC makeup bag; an Aveda Hand Relief; keys on a pink strap; a Walgreens key tag; Goody Ouchless Ribbon Elastic Ties; a U.S. Consulate coin from Barcelona; Band-aids; Advil; Pepto-Bismol; a United Milage Plus card; some Euros and dollars; Planters salted peanuts; a Toblerone bar and Brookside Dark Chocolate Covered Acai Berries.

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin on NBC Thursday, February 8.

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