The World Cup takeaway: Mikaela is good, and so is Aksel

The World Cup takeaway: Mikaela is good, and so is Aksel
Local News

By Chris Freud

So who had a good weekend?Um, that would kinda be an easy question to answer — Mikaela Shiffrin and Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal.From our provincial perspective, everyone’s favorite tech skier opened up a can of whatever-you-want-to-call-it in two slalom wins in Aspen, while Svindal went 2-for-2 in speed up in Lake Louise, Alberta.Breaking down the weekend:Super slalom start for ShiffrinHere are the two things that are most impressive about Shiffrin’s weekend.• First, apparently her DNF in the giant slalom on Friday did not carry over into the weekend. While that sounds a little tongue-and-cheek, falling two or three gates before …

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