“It was one of my big goals to win in every discipline when I first started racing — one of those goals that you don’t think you are ever going to achieve,” the 23-year-old Shiffrin said.
Her firm retirement plans changed when she hyperextended and sprained a ligament in her knee during a training crash on Nov. 19.
It was World Cup slalom win No. 34 for Shiffrin, tying her with Vreni Schneider for second among women in the discipline.
The 34-year-old ski racer enters the season with 82 World Cup victories, leaving her five away from breaking the record held by Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden.
Even the most die-hard soccer fans watching games at the British Bulldog in downtown Denver this week say the sport may never be widely embraced in the U.S.
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Golden's Lindsey Horan and Mallory Pugh of Highlands Ranch return as part of group training for spots on US Women's National Team.
Political scientist Roger Pielke Jr. has attempted to sound the alarm about FIFA for years, and says the current scandal isn't only about soccer.
Pablo Mastroeni has played in two World Cups and took over the Rapids in 2014. The Rapids are 6-5-4 this season.
As soccer's World Cup kicks off in Brazil, the planet's No. 1 spectator sport is seeing its fan base grow. Football may be king in Colorado, but futbol has its place too.