Julia Mancuso

Stuhec wins super-G to close in on Shiffrin as Vonn crashes

Suddenly the overall title is not looking so certain for Mikaela Shiffrin after Ilka Stuhec won a super-G race on Saturday.

There was also a worrying crash for Lindsey Vonn on a disappointing day for American skiers.

Entering this weekend's races in Crans Montana, Shiffrin held more than a 400-point lead in the standings over her next active challenger, Sofia Goggia of Italy. Defending overall champion Lara Gut, in second place, is out for the rest of the season after injuring her knee while training between runs of the combined event at the world championships in St. Moritz two weeks ago.

However, Stuhec was second in Friday's Alpine combined race to leapfrog...

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