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Find out why Shiffrin races with the initials A.B.F.T.T.B. on her helmet

When Mikaela Shiffrin was young, she asked three-time Olympian Heidi Voelker to autograph a poster. Voelker wrote: “Dream big, Mikaela, and always be faster than the boys.”

The message has become a motto for Shiffrin, who now races with the initials A.B.F.T.T.B., which stand for “Always Be Faster Than The Boys,” on her helmet.

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Shiffrin and Voelker star in the following video, which debuted Monday morning on the TODAY Show and can be seen this Sunday during the Super Bowl on NBC:

 

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