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Alpine Skiing

Shiffrin wins 2nd straight World Cup slalom in Aspen

Mikaela Shiffrin won back-to-back World Cup slalom races in Aspen, overcoming an early mistake in her final run Sunday to still win by a large margin.

The 20-year-old American finished in 1 minute, 40.18 seconds, beating Frida Hansdotter of Sweden by 2.65 seconds. Sarka Strachova of Czech Republic was third and 2.90 back. Those were the only two competitors within three seconds of the reigning Olympic and world slalom champion.

Shiffrin got a little wild and was off balance early in her last run or the gap may have been even more. She won the slalom Saturday by 3.07 seconds, the largest margin of victory in World Cup history for the women's discipline. It was a mark that had...