Yanqing, China – U.S. skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin’s bid for a third Olympic gold medal failed at the first hurdle as she dramatically slid out of the women’s giant slalom on Monday.
As defending champion, Shiffrin was among the favorites for the race at the Beijing Games, but lasted only a handful of gates before she slipped wide and was unable to regain her line.
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