Mikaela Shiffrin finishes sixth in GS
SOELDEN, Austria -- Mikaela Shiffrin slouched and stuck out her tongue in frustration when she crossed the finish line at the kickoff event of the Olympic ski season.
The American teenager placed sixth for her best World Cup result in giant slalom on Saturday. But she knew she'd blown what seemed like a sure podium spot.
Toward the end of her second run on the Rettenbach glacier, Shiffrin dug her skis in to the snow too sharply on a right turn -- right before the course flattened ...
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