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Mikaela Shiffrin, Colby Granstrom win

Updated: April 4, 2011, 12:15 AM ET
Associated Press

WINTER PARK, Colo. -- So good on the slopes at such a young age, Mikaela Shiffrin naturally draws comparisons to Lindsey Vonn.

Rather than run from such speculation, the 16-year-old almost welcomes such talk and finds the association quite flattering, really.

"It is a big compliment to me," Shiffrin said. "She has been one of my idols since I've been growing up."

Although Shiffrin has a long, long way to go to catch up to her idol, she's on the right track, winning her first ...

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