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Mikaela Shiffrin says she'll return to racing next week

Olympic and world slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin says she will return to World Cup ski racing next week in Switzerland after two months out injured.

Shiffrin advanced her comeback plans when a slalom was organized for next Monday at Crans-Montana.

The American racer says on her Facebook page "See ya in a week!"

A lot of people have been asking when I'm going to race again. I said that I hope to race at the end of February or...

Posted by Mikaela Shiffrin on Monday, February 8, 2016

She won two slaloms this season before tearing a ligament in her right knee preparing for a December race in Sweden.

With only three slaloms left, three-time defending champion Shiffrin cannot retain her title.