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Mikaela Shiffrin: Ties All-Time World Cup Skiing Record

Mikaela Shiffrin: Ties All-Time World Cup Skiing Record

On Friday, March 10th, 2023, Mikaela Shiffrin won her 86th World Cup Race in the Giant Slalom. This 86th win has tied her for the record for most World Cup races won. She is now tied with Ingemar Stenmark, who set the current record over thirty years ago. Shiffrin, who is 27, won this race by over half of a second, which is a decent lead in the world of skiing. Shiffrin was in clear shock at her victory, overcome by joy immediately.

Nina O’Brien Slowly Heals from Slalom Event

Nina O’Brien Slowly Heals from Slalom Event

After an eventful crash in the slalom event, Nina O’Brien fractured her leg. She returned to the U.S. for treatment after receiving immediate hospital care in China. The tibia was damaged, allowing fractures to occur on her leg. At first, O’Brien observed the hill and thought it was prepared perfectly. As she led near to the end of the race, O’Brien lost her balance and tumbled in the snow. Shocked, multiple skiers came running to O’Brien to get her on the stretcher.

The 2022 U.S. Alpine Olympic Skiing Team Competes for the Winter Olympics

The 2022 U.S. Alpine Olympic Skiing Team Competes for the Winter Olympics

In the wild, sheer cold, warm smiles arrive in Beijing next month for the Winter Olympics. They are the U.S. Ski Team. Put your coats and goggles on, it’s time to ski! There are a total of 34 athletes who will represent the United States for the Winter Olympics. The Alpine team consists of 11 female athletes and 7 male athletes. 15 athletes joined the Freestyle Skiing Team and 8 will be in the Freeski Team.

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