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Shiffrin rips race organizers after controversial wait
Mikaela Shiffrin slammed Slovakian race organizers after a women’s World Cup giant slalom in Jazna, calling them “unprofessional” for making her wait in the start gate before her final run for what she felt was too long.
Holding a slim lead from the opening leg, Shiffrin was ready to start when she had to wait for two minutes while course workers replaced a broken gate.
Finally allowed to go, the American posted only the 11thfastest