Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin nears World Cup skiing record

January 12, 2023
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an alpine ski, World Cup women's slalom in Semmering, Austria, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

Mikaela Shiffrin of Edwards was recently less than half a second from winning her 83rd World Cup alpine ski race. If she does get to 83 career victories, it would be the most ever among women. This is also a comeback story. John Henderson is following Shiffrin's run. He’s a former sports reporter for the Denver Post, now based in Italy. He spoke with CPR's Corey Jones.