Shiffrin slaloms to World Cup first
FLACHAU, AUSTRIA— Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup race on Tuesday to become the first female skier to start a calendar year with five wins in a row. It was the American’s 41st career win, matching Austrian great Annemarie Moser-Proell’s mark for most World Cup wins by a 22-year-old. Shiffrin trailed first-run leader Bernadette Schild of Austria by 0.37 seconds but posted the fastest second-run time to beat the Austrian by 0.94. Frida Hansdotter of Sweden placed third.