Norway's Kristoffersen notches first win in World Cup slalom

Jan 29, 2014

Norway's Kristoffersen notches first win in World Cup slalom

Norwegian teenager Henrik Kristoffersen upset the Olympic slalom favorites by winning a World Cup night race on Tuesday. In front of a ski-mad crowd of 45,000, the 19-year-old Kristoffersen beat Marcel Hirscher and Felix Neureuther by putting in a blistering second run for his ...

Shiffrin blows away field to capture World Cup slalom

Jan 15, 2014

Shiffrin blows away field to capture World Cup slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the best slalom skier in the women’s World Cup on Tuesday, winning a night race just 38 days before the same event at the Sochi Olympics. Shiffrin held on to a commanding 0.90-second first-run lead to ...

Schild sisters shine in World Cup slalom

Dec 18, 2013

Schild sisters shine in World Cup slalom

Marlies Schild joked that her younger sister wouldn’t have received any Christmas presents if she had stopped her from tying the record for World Cup slalom wins on Tuesday. Marlies overcame Bernadette Schild’s leading time from the first run to win her 34th slalom ...

Shiffrin shines at World Cup slalom opener in Finland

Nov 17, 2013

Shiffrin shines at World Cup slalom opener in Finland

Mikaela Shiffrin sent an unmistakable message leading up to the Sochi Olympics. The 18-year-old American easily won the World Cup slalom opener Saturday, beating reigning Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany by more than a second. “I’m really happy with how the day went, ...