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Mikaela Shiffrin 2015

Our Sportswoman of the Year won her second World Championship title in Slalom in 2015. The reigning Olympic Champion, she had her first World Cup win ever in Giant Slalom. Since February of 2015, Mikaela won all seven of the slaloms she competed in.

Cindy Hill 1975

How did a 26-year-old golfer from Colorado Springs gain the distinction of being Sportswomen of Colorado’s inaugural Sportswoman of the Year? She collected a lot of trophies. In 1974, Cindy won the revered USGA Women’s Amateur Championship, played on the winning Curtis Cup Team, played on the winning World Cup Team and captured the World Cup individual title. She also was Broadmoor Invitational runner-up. The Curtis Cup appointment was the second of four the University of Miami grad would...

Dorothy Hamill 1976

The “Hamill Camel” and the “Hamill Haircut” were household words in the mid-1970s. Both were creations of Olympic figure skating champion Dorothy Hamill, who was applauded at competitions or exhibitions in nearly 20 nations by the age of 20. Between 1969 and 1975, Dorothy won 15 major competitions, including the 1969 National Novice Ladies Championship, the 1971 International Grand Prix in St. Gervais, France, and the 1971 Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, West Germany. She captured North...

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