Vonn claims fourth straight World Cup victory

Vonn claims fourth straight World Cup victory
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By By ANDREW DAMPF
AP Sports Write

All these years later, those nightly after-school training sessions at Buck Hill in Minnesota are still paying off for Lindsey Vonn. Attacking an artificially lit course where no other competitor dared, Vonn won a World Cup giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Saturday for her fourth consecutive victory while American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin missed the race following a warmup crash. While she specializes in the speed events of downhill and super-G, Vonn has now won four giant slaloms in her career — with two of them coming in Are. There’s something about the Swedish resort located near the Arctic Circle …

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