Solid 8th for Shiffrin in Val d’Isere GS

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 23, 2013 10:59 am

Slalom World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) finished a solid eighth Sunday in Val d’Isere to close the first half of the women’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom season. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein won and posted her sixth World Cup podium of the Olympic winter, adding 100 points to her current overall lead over second place finisher Lara Gut of Switzerland. The women’s tour will return Dec. 28-29 in Lienz, Austria – site of Shiffrin’s first World Cup podium in 2011 – with a giant slalom and slalom.

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