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      ‘Skiing can be brutal’: Shiffrin visits partner Kilde in hospital after huge crash

      news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Sunday, 14 January - 16:35

    • Norwegian dislocates shoulder in crash at Wengen
    • 2020 World Cup champion undergoes surgery after accident

    Downhill racer Aleksander Aamodt Kilde dislocated his shoulder in a nasty crash and posted a photograph Sunday with his partner, Mikaela Shiffrin , at his bedside in a hospital in Bern where he had surgery.

    Kilde was airlifted by helicopter from the finish area Saturday at Wengen after crashing into course-side safety fences off the final turn of the longest race on the World Cup circuit.

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      Mikaela Shiffrin bags first giant slalom of season at Lienz for 92nd career win

      news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Thursday, 28 December - 14:29

    • Shiffrin beats Brignone by 0.38sec for first GS win of season
    • American is third in discipline rankings, 80 points off pace

    Mikaela Shiffrin held on to a big first-run lead to win a women’s World Cup giant slalom amid tough course conditions on Thursday for the American’s record-extending 92nd career victory.

    Shiffrin lost most of her advantage as she skied a rather conservative final run, posting only the 17th fastest time. But it was enough to beat Federica Brignone by 0.38 seconds, a result that sent the Italian to the top of the discipline standings.

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      Shiffrin gets 89th World Cup win – and a reindeer – with victory in Finland

      news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Sunday, 12 November - 16:19


    • Leader Petra Vlhova straddles gate in Sunday’s final run
    • American is defending World Cup champion

    Dealing with a bruised bone in her left knee after a training crash 11 days ago, Mikaela Shiffrin would have been happy with second place. But it turned out even better for the American in Levi, Finland.

    Petra Vlhova, who led Shiffrin by 0.76 seconds after the first run of their World Cup slalom on Sunday, looked set for another clear victory.

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