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2014 Sochi Olympic Games: Shiffrin Wins Gold In Slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history as the youngest winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal, during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

2014 Sochi Olympic Games: Mikaela Shiffrin In The Giant Slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin gives an impressive Giant Slalom run during her Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Ligety 12th

In the last race of the season, five time Giant Sllaom winner Ted Ligety (USA) finishes in 12th, ending the season ranked 4th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Neureuther 2nd

For the second year in a row Felix Neureuther (GER) has to settle for second place in the Slalom, 15 points behind Marcel Hirscher (AUT) and 5th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Poutiainen last run

After 17 years, 33 year old Tanja Poutiainen (FIN) has her last run in a World Cup race, she had won three World Cups titles, four World Championship medals and one Olympic medal.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Shiffrin 12th

Two time Slalom Title winner, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) drops to 12th in the final race of the season and finishes 6th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Brem 2nd

Eva-Maria Brem (AUT) finishes up her best season, claiming her second career podium finish. The first was this season as well, as she ends 8th in GS.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Fenninger wins all

The Overall season winner, Anna Fenninger (AUT) picks up her second career Globe today, winning the day and Giant Slalom ranking as well.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Hirscher wins all

The three time Overall winner Marcel Hirscher gets the win today and takes the Slalom title for a second year as well.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom & Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom & Women’s Giant Slalom

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Pinturault 2nd

Alexis Pinturault (FRA) scores his fourth podium this season in the eight Giant Slalom races, taking 2nd on the day and 3rd in the Slalom ranking- moving into 3rd in the Overall as well.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Hirscher wins Overall

Marcel Hirscher (AUT) takes 4th on the day, costing him the GS title by .01 seconds, but it’s enough to give him his third straight Overall World Cup title as Svindal (NOR) skies out.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Ligety interview

Ted Ligety (USA) talks about winning his 5th Giant Slalom World Cup Title, by the slimest margin in history. Only .01 seconds kept Marcel Hirscher (AUT) away from the points he needed.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Ligety wins all

Ted Ligety (USA) gets his 5th GS win in only six races that plus tying Marcel Hirscher (AUT) with 560 points gives him his 5th GS World Cup title (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014).

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Hansdotter 2nd

Frida Hansdotter (SWE) claims her fourth podium finish season, and with win one out of the eight Slalom races she finishes the season ranked 2nd.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Schild 3rd

Marlies Schild (AUT) takes 3rd in the final and 3rd in the final Slalom rankings, getting two wins out of six races and missing two to injury.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Shiffrin interview

The 19 year old American Mikaela Shiffrin talks about winning her second Slalom World Cup Title.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Shiffrin wins all

The 19 year old American Mikaela Shiffrin again proves unbeatable, the current World and Olympic Champ now wins her second straight World Cup title as well- winning five of the eight races.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Slalom & Men’s Giant Slalom

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Slalom & Men’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

Race Room: Shiffrin wins Second Slalom Globe

Steve Perino and Doug Lewis talk about Mikeala Shiffrin’s (USA) career so far, working with her mom and comparing her to Lindsey Vonn (USA).

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins FIS Alpine World Cup Slalom Title

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin mathematically clinched her second straight FIS Alpine World Cup slalom title by winning her her fourth World Cup slalom of the season on Saturday in Are, Sweden. Shiffrin, at the age of 18, became the youngest woman to reach eight World Cup slalom wins. “I’m just really comfortable on slalom skis,” Shiffrin […]

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Slalom (Mobile)

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Slalom

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Men’s Giant Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Nora, Slovenia: Men’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom: Day 1

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile): Day 1

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom (Mobile)

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp
turns and “waves”.

Shiffrin wins women’s slalom gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LEONHARD FOEGER (Reuters) – Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States won the women’s Alpine skiing Olympic slalom gold medal on Friday, according to provisional results. Austria’s Marlies Schild and Kathrin Zettel took silver and bronze respectively. (Editing by Ossian Shine)

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Garmisch, Germany: Men’s Giant Slalom

During the FIS Alpine World Cup in Garmisch, the best skiers in the world plunge down the slope and lawn, traveling well over 100 km/ h in the direction of the goal, where 10,000 enthusiastic spectators will cheer them on.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Garmisch, Germany: Men’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

During the FIS Alpine World Cup in Garmisch, the best skiers in the world plunge down the slope and lawn, traveling well over 100 km/ h in the direction of the goal, where 10,000 enthusiastic spectators will cheer them on.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Women’s Slalom (Mobile)

The anniversary 50th edition of the women’s Golden Fox Alpine Skiing World Cup meet has been moved from its traditional Pohorje slope in Maribor to Kranjska Gora. These will be the last women’s World Cup races before the February Olympics in Sochi.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Women’s Slalom

The anniversary 50th edition of the women’s Golden Fox Alpine Skiing World Cup meet has been moved from its traditional Pohorje slope in Maribor to Kranjska Gora. These will be the last women’s World Cup races before the February Olympics in Sochi.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

The anniversary 50th edition of the women’s Golden Fox Alpine Skiing World Cup meet has been moved from its traditional Pohorje slope in Maribor to Kranjska Gora. These will be the last women’s World Cup races before the February Olympics in Sochi.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Women’s Giant Slalom

The anniversary 50th edition of the women’s Golden Fox Alpine Skiing World Cup meet has been moved from its traditional Pohorje slope in Maribor to Kranjska Gora. These will be the last women’s World Cup races before the February Olympics in Sochi.

FIS Alpine World Cup: Schladming, Austria: Men’s Slalom

The 48th FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season began in Sölden, Austria, and will conclude at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, in March 2014. The defending overall champions are Marcel Hirscher of Austria and Tina Maze of Slovenia.

FIS Alpine World Cup: Schladming, Austria: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

The 48th FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season began in Sölden, Austria, and will conclude at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, in March 2014. The defending overall champions are Marcel Hirscher of Austria and Tina Maze of Slovenia.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 24 @ 6:00amET/3:00amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Slalom

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 24 @ 6:00amET/3:00amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Flachau, Austria: Women’s Slalom

This year Flachau celebrates the 20th World Cup competition on the Hermann-Maier World Cup track as well as the 20 years anniversary of being FIS Ski World Cup organizer.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts, Adelboden.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Aelboden, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom

Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts, Adelboden.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s Giant Slalom

Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts, Adelboden.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Adelboden, Switzerland: Men’s Giant Slalom (mobile)

Considered to be one of the most difficult and traditional GS races in Alpine skiing, the men’s FIS Ski World Cup has made a number of appearances at one of Switzerland’s much loved resorts, Adelboden.

2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Slalom

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2014 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

 
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