Alpine Skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom in Vermont

Mikaela Shiffrin woke up this morning all nervous and edgy. By the end of the afternoon, it was hard to wonder why.

With her 95-year-old grandmother among the thousands cheering her, Shriffin won her sixth straight World Cup slalom Sunday after building a healthy lead in the first run and holding off some hard chargers in the second.

The overall World Cup leader had a combined time of 1 minute, 27.95 seconds. She was followed by Slovakia's Veronika Velez Zuzulova, 0.73 seconds, and Switzerland's Wendy Holdener in 1:28.81.

Norway's Nina Loeseth, runner-up in Saturday's giant slalom, was fourth in 1:29.29 — 0.01 seconds ahead of Slovakia's Petra Vlhova. The top...

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