Shiffrin and Vonn finish top 15 in GS

Shiffrin and Vonn finish top 15 in GS
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By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Thursday’s giant slalom marked the first race of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for slalom specialist Mikaela Shiffrin, and the last race for downhill champion Lindsey Vonn. Both ended the day having notched solid top 15 finishes, with Shiffrin in eighth and Vonn in 14th. Other Americans in the mix included Julia Mancuso in 26th and Megan McJames in 34th.Shiffrin speed trainingBoth Shiffrin and Vonn came back from disappointing first-round runs to climb back into the standings in their second run. Shiffrin, who says she’s been speed training, is still looking for consistent results in the …

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