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Mikaela Shiffrin performing for 'Goggles for Docs'

The Olympic skier will perform from her home as part of the grassroots effort to provide health care workers with ski goggles.
Credit: AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta
United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.

COLORADO, USA — Two-time Olympic skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin is stepping up to the microphone Friday to take part in a fundraiser for Goggles for Docs.

The self-taught singer and guitarist will perform from her home in Colorado as part of the grassroots effort to provide health care workers with ski/snowboard goggles to help in their care of patients. So far, they’ve donated more than 30,000 to hospitals and clinics.

The virtual benefit concert also will feature international singer/songwriter KT Tunstall. It can be heard on Facebook.com/REVERB.

Shiffrin won gold in the slalom at the 2014 Sochi Games and another in the giant slalom four years later in Pyeongchang. The 25-year-old, who has captured three overall World Cup titles, took a six-week break from ski racing this season following the death of her father.

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