Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in /home/digit572/adidasblog.com/wp-content/themes/jnews/class/ContentTag.php on line 86
Up to date:
KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A girls’s World Cup big slalom was canceled on Saturday, with the poor climate maybe sparing Mikaela Shiffrin’s blushes.
The race in Killington, Vermont, marked the return of World Cup snowboarding to North America for the primary time in two years.
Nevertheless, after simply 9 opponents accomplished their first runs, the race was suspended amid robust winds and snow. And half an hour later the jury and organizers determined to cancel it.
Shiffrin, who was cheered on by a passionate dwelling crowd, was the slowest of the skiers who managed to race — the two-time Olympic champion was 1.38 seconds behind France’s Tessa Worley, who had the quickest run.
There’s a slalom scheduled for Sunday. Shiffrin has received all 4 earlier World Cup slaloms in Killington, which may virtually be thought-about a hometown race as she honed her expertise close by on the Burke Mountain Academy as an adolescent.
Shiffrin can match one more report as she has received 45 World Cup slaloms, leaving her one in need of the report for many wins in a single self-discipline, set by Swedish nice Ingemar Stenmark with 46 big slalom victories within the Seventies and ’80s.
Shiffrin received the season-opening big slalom in Sölden, Austria, however completed second to Petra Vlhova — her largest rival — in each slalom races in Levi, Finland, final week.
Shiffrin and Vlhova share the lead within the total World Cup standings on 260 factors.
Extra AP snowboarding: https://apnews.com/hub/snowboarding and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports