Just before her 18th birthday Mikaela Shiffrin won the world championships in slalom in Switzerland and a few weeks later took the season-long title in the same discipline.
Colorado’s Olympic hero Missy Franklin got all dressed up Thursday night to emcee the Make-A-Wish Celebrity Waiter Dinner, and she brought some help.
It’s hard to determine which meant more to Missy Franklin: Meeting singer Justin Bieber backstage at a recent concert or swimming in her first high school meet of the season.
In a year when she raced at the Olympics, Missy Franklin’s greatest stress might come from deciding whether to compete for her high school team.
Colorado’s Missy Franklin signed a national letter of intent to swim for Cal starting next September. The Centennial resident plans to swim collegiately for two years and then turn pro before the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin has announced she will attend University of California, Berkeley next year.
Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin is adjusting to a new normal after winning five medals at the 2012 Games in London.
With Conor Casey nursing an injury and Omar Cummings off serving with the Jamaica national team, the struggling Colorado Rapids needed some offense. Andre Akpan and Tony Cascio, two of their younger players, provided all they needed.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin will serve as an honorary captain and will be at midfield for the coin toss before the Denver Broncos play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.
Swimmer Missy Franklin just won five Olympic medals, but she’ll say the honors she received Monday meant even more because they came from schoolmates and her family.