Due to an error by PR Newswire, in the news release, Wheaties™ Celebrates Two Historic Firsts with American Champions Sage Kotsenburg and Mikaela Shiffrin, issued 27-Feb-2014 by General Mills, Inc. over PR Newswire, the second paragraph contained the wrong link to the multimedia assets as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The correct link is http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65466-wheaties-stars-from-sochi-featured-on-limited-edition-boxes. The complete, corrected release follows:
Wheaties™ Celebrates Two Historic Firsts with American Champions Sage Kotsenburg and Mikaela Shiffrin
Stars from Sochi to be featured on limited-edition Wheaties boxes
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite athletes Mikaela Shiffrin (@mikaelashiffrin) and Sage Kotsenburg (@sagekotsenburg) sped, carved, spiraled and twisted down the mountains of Sochi to earn gold medals and are now being recognized on the iconic Wheaties box. Having captured the world's attention with their stellar athletic performances, sportsmanship and inspirational stories, Shiffrin and Kotsenburg join the ranks of past champions to earn this coveted honor. The two, limited-edition Wheaties boxes will hit store shelves this spring. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65466-wheaties-stars-from-sochi-featured-on-limited-edition-boxes
"We are thrilled to welcome Mikaela Shiffrin and Sage Kotsenburg to the Wheaties family, and we congratulate all of the American athletes for their remarkable efforts and accomplishments," said Jim Wilson, marketing manager for Wheaties. "Both Mikaela and Sage bring tremendous dedication and commitment to their sports while embodying the talent, heart and strength that are the epitome of true champions." Shiffrin: Teen skier conquers the slopes and becomes youngest alpine champion On the mountains outside Sochi, Shiffrin carved her way down the difficult slalom course to become the youngest alpine skier in history to ever win gold. She also became the first American to win the slalom event in 42 years.