Mikaela Shiffrin: I'm chasing the world

Mikaela Shiffrin, reigning Olympic and world slalom champion, shares her hopes for Winter Olympic success in alpine skiing.

01:23 - Source: CNN
Winter Olympics 2022
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. / AFP PHOTO / Jure Makovec        (Photo credit should read JURE MAKOVEC/AFP/Getty Images)
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