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...