Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen won the women's 30km mass start to become the most decorated female Winter Olympian. It was the sixth Olympic gold and 10th medal overall for the 33-year-old.
Dara Howell performed a superb first round run to hold onto first place with a score of 94.20 with American Devin Logan second (85.40) just ahead of Canada's Kim Lamarre (85.00) who grabbed bronze on her second round run.
Reigning World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) was leading after the first run but struck a deep rut in her second run, slowing her to seventh in the final Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom before the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Erin Mielzynski received a well-timed confidence boost by earning her best result of the 2013/14 World Cup season days before the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games when she finished 14th in the Audi FIS World Cup Kranjska Gora slalom on Sunday.
American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin fought through snow, rain and deep ruts to win her second World Cup slalom of the season Sunday, displaying her ability to deal with all types of conditions a month before the Sochi Olympics.
Woman of the moment Marie-Michèle Gagnon saw her hopes of a first giant slalom World Cup podium slip through her fingers Sunday when she slid out when well placed in the second run in St. Moritz, Switzerland, while Marie-Pier Préfontaine posted a solid 19th-place result.
Another day, another career-best result in super-G for Canada’s Marie-Michèle Gagnon, who continued her red-hot start to the season on Saturday with a sixth-place finish at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Career-best giant slalom results from Marie-Pier Préfontaine and Erin Mielzynski and another strong performance from Marie-Michèle Gagnon gave Canada three racers in the top 20 at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup in Beaver Creek, USA, on Sunday.
World Cup sprint champion Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK) won a pre-season 1.2-kilometer freestyle sprint FIS race on Sunday during the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team’s first race series of the 2013-14 Olympic season.
Canada’s Marie-Michèle Gagnon continued her strong start to the season with a fifth-place result in the first Audi FIS World Cup slalom of the year in Levi, Finland. French version below-Gagnon 5ème, Terwiel 11ème au slalom de Coupe du monde de Levi
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