American skier Mikaela Shiffrin was in third place after her run in a World Cup super-G and missed out on a record-tying 86th career victory.
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of a record-breaking 83rd World Cup victory is still on hold.
As in many sports, and plenty of other fields, Alpine skiing has a lingua franca — those are the words and phrases that allow folks from various places to communicate in a shared language.
There were mixed emotions within the powerhouse Italian ski team when Elena Curtoni won a super-G while Sofia Goggia crashed again with the Beijing Olympics less than two weeks away.
The Beijing Olympics are only weeks away and China has become a more problematic host than expected for an event that originally seemed destined to be staged in Europe.