Mikaela Shiffrin wins night slalom
FLACHAU, Austria -- American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the best slalom skier in the women's World Cup on Tuesday, winning a night race just 38 days before the same event at the Sochi Olympics.
Shiffrin held on to a commanding 0.90-second first-run lead to earn her third victory this season and seventh overall.
The 18-year-old racer from Eagle-Vail, Colo. overcame two mistakes in her final run to finish in a combined time of 1 minute, 45.83 seconds and beat ...
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