Skiing: Shiffrin, due to Black-Lives-Matter-Posts hostile action - view

Mikaela Shiffrin (25) adds a splash of colour! The best Skier in the last years, talks about Social Media their solidarity with the movement "Black Lives Matte

Skiing: Shiffrin, due to Black-Lives-Matter-Posts hostile action - view

Mikaela Shiffrin (25) adds a splash of colour! The best Skier in the last years, talks about Social Media their solidarity with the movement "Black Lives Matter". Yet, you do not reap in the long-gone words of praise. On The Contrary. What happened?

we of the series to Go. 30. May, Shiffrin is a Post with the phrase "I can't breathe" on a black Background. It is the last words of the African-American George Floyd, who died in a police operation in Minneapolis after a white policeman was kneeling minutes long on his neck. It flared up a world racism debate. Shiffrin wrote: "Maybe this is my Problem. I have to do with many things. Maybe with too many things. I already carry enough load. It relates to me directly, which is why it doesn't matter whether I revolting against," the US Ski Star, before she adds decisively: "Wrong."

Shiffrin will receive for your Post from the many users of praise. In Parallel, they conceded a Shitstorm. "I'm officially not a Fan anymore of you", write a. Only "in it", the other. Some User says, Shiffrin should focus on what you can really skiing.

More than just the Athlete

for Several days, Shiffrin does not respond. But then the five-time world bursts the mistress of the collar. In a multi-page Letter, you explained your point of view. "I'm not a politician, I'm not a historian. Human rights activist is not a title from me. But I want to remind all of those in mind, the doubts have athletes are people, too. We can think and talk. We can hold out much longer, as the mouth, to show your athletic performance."

Shiffrin emphasized that your Social Media Accounts will continue to be there, to convey to positive things. But you want to stand up against injustices in society, ed. "I will fight in the future against animals," she writes. And says at the conclusion: "For all those not found in order, now, no longer follows me. I say to you, bye."

Earlier Shiffrin fear of a Shitstorm

had Even two years ago, Shiffrin was much more shy. "I can't deal with the consequences of an outrage," she said to VIEW. That's exactly why you don't want to kidney in the network Expo. But that is over now. After a difficult Winter, in which she experienced the death of her grandmother, Pauline Condron and her father Jeff are two blows of fate, takes Shiffrin also socio-political topics – no matter what others think.

Updated Date: 13 June 2020, 05:47

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