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Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on title

Updated: March 22, 2014, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SQUAW VALLEY, Calif. -- Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin failed to finish the first leg of the slalom at the U.S. Alpine Championships, and Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada won the title by a hundredth of a second on Saturday.

Shiffrin, of Eagle-Vail, Colo., became the youngest slalom champion in Winter Games history last month in Russia, then wrapped up a second consecutive World Cup title in that event. She also won the U.S. nationals giant slalom on Thursday.

But she made ...

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