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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

Mikaela Shiffrin

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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World Cup Finals Fizzle To A Close; But, Shiffrin Wins Slalom Globe

Mikaela Shiffrin wins overall WC slalom

It was anticlimactic for sure, but the FIS Audi World Cup Finals sputtered to a weather-battered close in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Still, it was a memorable time for USA teen Mikaela Shiffrin Saturday, winning her first overall slalom title.

 

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Alpine World Cup Finals Underway In Switzerland; Ligety, Shiffrin, Mancuso In Spotlight

Slovenian Tina Maze

The end of the alpine World Cup circuit is here. The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals are underway in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. It caps a record-shattering year for U.S. Ski Team athletes led by Ted Ligety and Michaela Shiffrin.

 

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America’s Teen Queen Is World Champion; Shiffrin Wins Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin WC Gold

She’s 17 years old and the youngest woman in 28 years to win a gold medal in the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships. Mikaela Shiffrin, from Eagle-Vail, Colo., came from behind after her first run to win the gold medal. 

 

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America’s Michaela Shiffrin Tops Podium In Austria; Third Win

Mikaela Auletta (AP)

 

It's getting to be a habit. A good one. Michaela Shiffrin, 17, from Eagle-Vail, Colo. by way of Burke Academy in Vermont, picked up her third victory in the Audi FIS World Cup slalom at night Tuesday in Flachau, Austria.

 

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USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Snow Queen Slalom In Zagreb

Mikaela Shiffrin, Zagreb

Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, became the first American to win two World Cup races before turning 18. The teen won the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom in Zagreb, Croatia before an overflow crowd and millions watching on TV Friday (Jan.4).

 

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‘Just Trying To Fly’ – American Teen Michaela Shiffrin Lights Up Night With First World Cup Win

Mikaela Shiffrin, Are, Sweden

America’s rising star Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, really took off in Are, Sweden under the lights with a historic win in the Audi FIS World Cup slalom. The teen came back from a .15 deficit to ski a flawless second run to beat Sweden’s Frida Hansdotter.

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U.S. Teen Star Shiffrin Picks Up Another Top 10 Finish In Aspen

Mikaela Shiffrin (AP/Nathan Bilow)

Makaela Shiffrin, the U.S. Ski Team’s 17-year-old rising star, once again picked up a Top 10 finish, this time in the Nature Valley Winternationals World Cup slalom at Aspen, finishing seventh.

 

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Slovenian Tina Maze Wins Aspen World Cup GS; Shiffrin Solid, Vonn Returns

Slovenian Tina Maze

Slovenia’s Tina Maze won her second consecutive giant slalom of the season as the Winternationals at Aspen, Colo. jumped off Saturday. American Lindsey Vonn returned to the race course after a 3-day hospitalization last week and finished 21st.

 

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Rough Season Start For U.S. Women; Ligety Wins In Austria

Tina Maze

The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season headed into the gates in Soelden, Austria, but it was not a memorable start for American ladies. That all turned around, however, when the men took the field. Ted Ligety won by an historic 2.75 margin.

 

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