Shiffrin finishes on podium in Kuehtai giant slalom

Shiffrin finishes on podium in Kuehtai giant slalom
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By By ERIC WILLEMSEN
Associated Pr

KUEHTAI, Austria — It didn’t take long for Swedish skier Sara Hector to follow up her first World Cup podium with her maiden victory. Just two weeks after coming second in a giant slalom in Are, Sweden, Hector upset all pre-race favorites to win a GS on Sunday. “I am a bit surprised,” said the 22-year-old Hector, who won the junior world title in the discipline in 2011. “It’s not easy to put words on it. It’s emotionally different from Are as my family was there. It’s just crazy that it’s all happening.” On a course new to the World …

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