Mikaela Shiffrin signed off a historic season in style with an 88th World Cup win in the giant slalom at Soldeu, Andorra.
The American great held a 0.62s lead after the first run – a bigger gap than separated second from eighth – and she needed almost all of that on the second to squeak victory by 0.06s ahead of Norway’s Thea Louise Stjernesund.
Shiffrin surpassed Ingemar Stenmark at the top of the all-time World Cup standings with her 87th win earlier in March.
The 28-year-old had already wrapped up the giant slalom crystal globe heading into the final weekend, along with the overall and slalom titles.
And she capped a memorable year with her 14th World Cup win of the season after another remarkable display. She also won gold in the giant slalom at the World Championships in Meribel.
More to follow.
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