Mikaela Shiffrin returns to racing next week

8th February, 2016 by

By By PAT GRAHAM
AP Sports Writer

Two months ago, Mikaela Shiffrin was just hoping to be back on skis before the snow melted. A week from now, she will return to World Cup racing on a knee that healed much faster than even she anticipated. The Olympic and world slalom champion announced she will compete next Monday in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, for the first time since tearing a ligament in her right knee in December. She said Monday on her Facebook page: “See ya in a week!” Originally, the American racer was targeting a March return for the World Cup finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland — if …

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