Bad news for his opponents! American prodigy Mikaela Shiffrin found tight doors Monday slalom in Crans-Montana, two months after injuring his right knee.
The resort Switzerland, where snow fell in abundance these days, resumed the trial of Alpine world Cup canceled on 31 January in Maribor (Slovenia).
Double world champion in slalom in 2013 and 2015 and Olympic gold in 2014, Shiffrin fell on December 12 during the warm-up before the skiing giant slalom in Are (Sweden).
during the interlude, the Swedish metronome Frida Hansdotter has opportunity to weave his web in the standings of the world Cup slalom.
the lack of Shiffrin, who had flown over the first two slaloms of the season, at home in Aspen (Colorado), also a + + boosted the Slovak Veronika Velez Zuzulova (two wins in Flachau) and revealed another Slovak, the young (20 years) Petra Vlhova.
Suffering from various bone bruises and a torn ligament tibial right knee, Shiffrin took time to heal despite the ardor of his 20 years.
for those who have seen in training in recent days in Beaver Creek, is already the time for her to win again. This would be his 18th major success on the tour
In Crans-Montana, particularly Shiffrin find two competing cars. Czech Šárka Strachová and Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener. They were in the lead, a tie, the first race in Maribor when the jury had canceled the race after the bib 25. Weakened by mild temperatures, the coating no longer offered the minimum security guarantees.
Monday, February 15: slalom 1st round 10:00 (0900 GMT), second 1:00 p.m. (1200 GMT)