Shiffrin wins record 36th World Cup slalom
Mikaela Shiffrin capped the best year of her career by setting yet another milestone Saturday, overtaking one of her childhood idols to become the most successful female slalom skier in the 52-year history of the World Cup.
In Semmering, Austria, the American added her 36th victory. Shiffrin previously shared the record with Austria’s Marlies Raich, who, competing as Marlies Schild, won 35 times before retiring in 2014.
Only Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark has won more World Cup slaloms, 40, between 1974 and 1987.
In Bormio, Italy, Do● minik Paris made it two World Cup victories in two days on home snow by winning amen’s super-G by the slimmest of margins. Paris beat Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria by 0.01 seconds for a record fourth victory on the Stelvio course, eclipsing Austrian greats Hermann Maier and Michael Walchhofer.