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Notebook: Rivalry motivates Shiffrin

Times Argus 28 Nov 2021
KILLINGTON — Magic Johnson had Larry Bird. Arnold Palmer had Jack Nicklaus. Mikaela Shiffrin has Petra Vlhova ... They are the top of their sport and in a tier that others struggle to touch ... Last weekend in Levi, Finland, it was Vlhova pulling out two slalom wins with Shiffrin second in both ... "She felt it in Levi (Finland) and I felt it today ... We missed it.
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Killington ready to host World Cup once again

Boston Herald 26 Nov 2021
This weekend’s events are the technical disciplines with the giant slalom scheduled for Saturday and slalom on Sunday ... Shiffrin, who has been battling a back injury, finished second to Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova in both slaloms last weekend in Levi, Finland.
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Alpine skiing-Shiffrin says past Olympic experiences will help her in Beijing

Metro USA 24 Nov 2021
The 26-year-old slalom specialist went to Pyeongchang 2018 tipped as a potential gold medallist in multiple events but ended up with only the giant slalom title ... Having been beaten by Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova in two slalom races in Levi, Finland, last weekend, Shiffrin will have another chance to equal Stenmark in Killington this weekend ... .
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Shiffrin says past Olympic experiences will help her in Beijing

Reuters 24 Nov 2021
The 26-year-old slalom specialist went to Pyeongchang 2018 tipped as a potential gold medallist in multiple events but ended up with only the giant slalom title ... Having been beaten by Slovakia's Petra Vlhova in two slalom races in Levi, Finland, last weekend, Shiffrin will have another chance to equal Stenmark in Killington this weekend ... ....
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Ski Lines: Shiffrin highlights weekend action at Killington

The Daily Gazette 23 Nov 2021
United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the first run of an Alpine ski, World Cup women's slalom in Levi, Finland, Saturday, Nov ... And, the best women skiers on the planet are gathering at Killington for World Cup slalom and giant slalom racing this weekend ... Vlhova edged Shiffrin in both slalom races last weekend in Finland.
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Canada's Xavier McKeever scores junior cross-country ski gold hat trick in Sweden

North Shore News 21 Nov 2021
GÄLLIVARE, SwedenCanadian cross-country skier Xavier McKeever won his third international junior men's gold medal in as many days Sunday in the Gaellivare Ski Festival ... Xavier won Sunday's 15-kilometre skate-ski race after also taking the sprint and the 15k classic event ... The World Cup cross-country season starts next weekend in Rukka, Finland ... .
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Lisa Fallon: Investment in women’s sport bearing fruit as mindset changes

The Irish Times 19 Nov 2021
Back-to-back home wins would reinforce the performance against Finland and leave the Girls in Green in a superb position after four games ... The Ireland team huddle after the win over Finland in Helsinki ... The 3-2 friendly victory over Australia was a case in point, but more so the win over a higher-ranked Finland.
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Heart broken Shiffrin chasing records and reindeer

Reuters 18 Nov 2021
Nov 17 (Reuters) - Mikaela Shiffrin's back injury may have healed but she continues to compete with a broken heart as she returns to the World Cup circuit for two slalom races this weekend in Levi, Finland where more records and reindeer will be on offer ... ski team base in Colorado ... "To me that is a very different story now after my dad ... ....
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Steamboat will likely have representation at the Paralympic Games

Steamboat Pilot 18 Nov 2021
Steamboat Adaptice Recreational Sports program coordinator and Paralympic gold medalist Noah Elliott is a favorite to compete in snowboard cross and banked slalom in the 2022 Paralympic Games. Noah Elliott/Courtesy photo ... 14, 2022 ... 16 ... He’ll compete there the weekend after Thanksgiving, then travel to Finland, where he’ll compete in snowboard cross ... .
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Hirschbühl wins first FIS Alpine Ski World Cup with parallel slalom victory

Inside The Games 14 Nov 2021
The next leg of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is set to take place in Levi in Finland for two lots of slalom next weekend. .
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Slovenia’s Slokar wins first parallel slalom title

Taipei Times 14 Nov 2021
AP, LECH-ZURS, Austria. Slovenian skier Andreja Slokar on Saturday won the only women’s World Cup parallel slalom of the season, edging Thea Louise Stjernesund of Norway in the final of the floodlit event ... It’s nice ... Recovered from a back issue, Shiffrin is planning to race at two slaloms in Levi, Finland, next weekend ... .
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WATCH France v Kazakhstan Live Free

The News-Gazette 13 Nov 2021
The Les Blues France top the group (12 points) and predictably will seal their place with a win over Kazakhstan, they can also qualify with a draw if Bosnia vs Finland game is a draw too ... The duo picked up their second bookings of qualification in the loss to Finland and will not be available for this weekend.
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