The Daily Beast
Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin was disappointed with her performance. Then NBC made it worse.
No one wonders why elite athletes like Simone Biles, a gymnast at Dennis Baliboze / Reuters Team USA, are feeling insurmountable pressure. She was disqualified at the Bad Winter Olympics, her signature event where she was favored to win or at least win a medal. But 24 hours after apparently disappointing for her, much of her criticism was directed at me.