Julia Mancuso earns bronze

Updated: February 11, 2014, 11:52 AM ET
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- One gold down for Maria Hoefl-Riesch, and more chances to come.

The German skier won her third Olympic gold medal in only her sixth career Olympic race Monday, using her slalom skills to surge ahead of her rivals and take the super-combined title.

"It's unbelievable. Of course, I was the big favorite for today," said Hoefl-Riesch, who retained her Olympic title in an event designed to test the best all-around skier. "But I had some problems on ...

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