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Shriffrin Is 'Snow Queen' Again With World Cup Slalom In Zagreb

Westin Zagreb salutes ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. celebrated the New Year in style, winning her second straight Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia and laying claim for the second time to the Snow Queen Trophy. 

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American Travis Ganong Claims First World Cup Downhill In Italy; Mikaela Shiffrin Podiums At Austrian GS

Travis Ganong at Beaver Creek downhill 2014Travis Ganong from Squaw Valley, Calif. took advantage of a new course for the men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour and punched through for his career first victory, winning the Santa Caterina downhill high above Bormio in Italy. 

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Shiffrin .02 Off Podium In World Cup Slalom In Sweden; Ligety Second In GS

Maria Pietilae Holmner SweThe Audi FIS World Cup men's and women's tour moved to Are, Sweden this weekend from snow-starved Courcheval. Here's what happened:

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Shiffrin Close To World Cup Podiums At Aspen; Sullivan, Weibrecht Top Americans At Lake Louise

Mikaela Shiffrin at Aspen slalom 2014Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) skied a gutsy second run to salvage a sixth place finish in the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational World Cup Giant Slalom Saturday won by Austrian Eva-Maria Brem. Sunday saw the American champion winning the first run. But she over-skied the second run and dropped to fifth. 

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World Cup: Shiffrin, Ligety Have Rough Slalom Starts In Finland

Tina Maze at Levi

There’s no new reindeer to add to American slalom star Mikaela Shiffrin’s herd. Shiffrin had an uncharacteristically bad day at Levi, Finland where first prize is a reindeer. At least she could visit the reindeer she won last year and named Rudolph. Meanwhile, Sunday, Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety finished 18th, 3.33 seconds out on the men's first slalom of the season.

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USA's Shiffrin Ties Austrian For First GS world Cup Win; Ligety's Mistake Costs Him

Mikaela Shiffrin first World Cup GS winOlympic slalom champion Michaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail) won her first-ever giant slalom Saturday at Soelden, Austria. She had a very narrow .09 second margin over Austrian Anna Fenniger, then came from behind. She literally scorched the bottom flats of the course in her second run to tie Fenninger  

 

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Crystal Globes Won By Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety At World Cup Finale

Mikaela Shiffrin with Crystal GlobeThe coveted crystal globe – the traditional award for winning a World Cup discipline -- remains in familiar, competent hands. Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin won her second straight globe in the slalom, while Olympic Gold Medalist Ted Ligety claimed his fifth giant slalom globe Saturday. The World Cup finals wrap up Sunday in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

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2014 Olympics: Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold Medal In Women's Slalom

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Rosa Khutor, Russia (Feb. 21): American Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the women's slalom Friday night at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. 

 

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2014 Olympics: USA's Shiffrin Fifth In Rainy GS; Slovenia's Maze Takes Gold

Mikaela Shiffrin, Leinz GS

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 18) – Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) skied to fifth Tuesday during her first-ever Olympic appearance at the women’s giant slalom of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Heavy rain pelted the 18-year-old World Champion during her second run, but she reigned in a world-class performance to land in the top five behind gold winner Tina Maze of Slovenia. Shiffrin, a slalom specialist, goes for a medal in that discipline Friday.

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America’s Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Second World Cup Slalom In Row Heading To Sochi

Mikaela Shiffrin 2012Nightime, daytime, anytime. That seems to be the modus operendi of American teen sensation and World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin as she won her second World Cup slalom in a row, this time under the lights at Flachau, Austria Tuesday.

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U.S. Teen Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Bormio Slalom With Olympics A Month Away

Mikaela Shiffrin (US Nationals '13)American teenage star Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. didn’t let sloppy snow, rain, and ruts in Bormio, Italy hinder her third straight trip to the Audi FIS World Cup podium. This time is the top step just 33 days before the start of the Sochi Olympics.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Second In Lienz Slalom; Travis Ganong 10th In Bormio Downhill

Marlies SchildAmerica’s teen star, Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo., enjoyed a podium filled World Cup weekend in Lienz, Austria. She was ahead of the pack after the first slalom run Sunday, but couldn’t hold off hard-charging Marlies Schild in the foggy, rutted finale.

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Shiffrin Back On Podium At Austrian Giant Slalom Saturday

Lienz, AustriaWorld Champion slalom skier Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. was back on the podium in Lienz, Austria Saturday, showing once again she is a threat in the Giant Slalom as well. She finished third. It was her second GS podium appearance.

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Ligety Third, Jitloff Fifth; Shiffrin Eighth In World Cup Races Sunday

Tim JitloffIt hasn’t been a December to remember for American Ted Ligety was had been dominating Giant Slalom races until recently. But, he took a solid step forward Sunday, finishing third in the Audi FIS World Cup GS at Alta Badia, Italy. It was his 33rd podium appearance.

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Off Day In France For USA’s Shiffrin; Austria’s Schild Wins 34th World Cup

Schild, Hansdotter, B. Schild The slower than expected start for the U.S. women as they move ever-closer to February’s date with the Winter Olympics continued Tuesday in Courcheval, France. Mikaela Shiffrin skied to an uncharacteristic 15th spot in her specialty slalom.

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USA’s Shiffrin Lone Bright Light As World Cup Concludes At Beaver Creek

BC GS PodiumThere was, finally, an exception to the rule. Mikaela Shiffrin, the teen star of the U.S. Ski team from Eagle-Vail, Colo. delighted hometown fans at the FIS Audi World Cup at Beaver Creek, with a second place finish in the Giant Slalom. It has been Shiffrin’s goal to bring her GS skiing up to her World Championship slalom level and that first podium felt great.

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U.S. Teen Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Slalom Opener In Finland

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It didn’t take long for the USA’s teen star Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. to make it clear her stunning performances last winner were no fluke. Shiffrin, 18, dominated the opening World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland Saturday with a wire-to-wire victory.

 

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Canadian Anna Goodman Bests Shiffrin for U.S. National Slalom Crown

Mikaela Shiffrin and fans

Canadian and Westminster College student Anna Goodman parlayed her NorAm slalom crown to the top of the podium as the Nature Valley U.S. National Championships closed out the racing season at Squaw Valley, Calif.

 

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Julia Mancuso Wins Record 16th U.S. Title On Home Snow

Julia Mancuso

Squaw Valley, Calif. is home for Julia Mancuso, an Olympic gold medalist and long time high- level skier on the U.S. Ski Team. The home cooking helped her win the Giant Slalom Thursday (March 21) at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships.

 

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U.S. Alpine Championships At Squaw Valley March 20-24

Julia Mancusoi

Hometown favorite Julia Mancuso and teen star Mikaela Shiffrin and will battle for national titles at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships at Squaw Valley, Calif. March 20-24.

 

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