Her teammate Mikaela Shiffrin instead took silver in the women's combined.
Mathieu Faivre, who is dating American Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin, said he's “here to race for myself only.”
A scheduling issue has many athletes backing out of competition.
The athlete was expected to win gold in her best event but ended up in fourth place.
It was her second gold medal ever after her 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics win.
A lot of them are women.
Accepting this different perspective on your disappointment--"I know it feels bad right now, but how can it fuel me?"--gives you the power to minimize the harm that your disappointment does to you in the future.
The bottom line is that, unless you do something to change your perspective on expectations or to help you let go of those expectations, you have very little chance of doing your best and getting the results you want.
Mikaela Shiffrin is, at only 18 years old, the top slalom ski racer in the world, a favorite for Olympic gold in Sochi, and a veritable fount of lessons that athletes, coaches, and parents can learn from to help athletes achieve their competitive goals.
"If I'm ever feeling like I'm complacent," she says, "then I'll know it's time to be done. I like it when hard work pays