Shiffrin, who’s certified to compete at her third Winter Olympics in February, had been having fun with a robust begin to the 2021-22 World Cup season which has included three wins and eight podiums. She misplaced floor to Vlhova within the slalom standings, however stays the chief within the total standings.
Because it has with many different sports activities, COVID-19 has had a big influence on Alpine snowboarding in December. Along with Shiffrin, Swiss skier Lara Intestine-Behrami, New Zealand’s Alice Robinson and Austrian Katharina Liensberger have all examined constructive.
The ladies’s season subsequent heads to Zagreb, Croatia for a slalom race on Tuesday. Shiffrin could possibly be at risk of lacking that race as effectively.