Mikaela Shiffrin wraps up second consecutive overall World Cup title
Mikaela Shiffrin can finally relax again.
After a tense build-up to the Olympics, the American won her second straight overall World Cup title on Friday, five races before the end of the season.
“It’s been a big battle for me mentally to know exactly where my focus should be,” said Shiffrin, who turns 23 on Tuesday. “It was quite a relief actually when the Olympics were over so I could focus on the rest of the World Cup season.”
Shiffrin won the Olympic gold medal in the giant slalom, and it was in Friday’s giant slalom that she clinched the overall World Cup title by finishing third.... read more
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