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Mikaela Shiffrin Skips World Cup Pace Races In Switzerland

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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland: Mikaela Shiffrin will skip World Cup races in Switzerland this weekend after lacking coaching time in pace occasions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the USA ski staff mentioned Tuesday. The three-time general World Cup champion opted out of […]


ST. MORITZ, Switzerland: Mikaela Shiffrin will skip World Cup races in Switzerland this weekend after lacking coaching time in pace occasions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the USA ski staff mentioned Tuesday.

The three-time general World Cup champion opted out of two super-G races scheduled for St. Moritz, the place she gained two years in the past.

Shiffrin is now making ready for 2 big slaloms on Dec. 12-13 in Courchevel, France.

As a consequence of journey restrictions related to COVID-19, alternatives for coaching pace this summer time had been non-existent for People, the staff mentioned in a press release.

Shiffrin has not educated since January for downhill or super-G, the staff mentioned. She has six of her 66 profession World Cup race wins in pace disciplines, with 59 coming within the technical occasions of slalom or big slalom.

Shiffrin additionally has been restricted by a again damage this season. She positioned second and fifth in a pair of slaloms in Levi, Finland each gained by World Cup chief Petra Vlhova.

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