Mikaela Shiffrin has broken the record for the most Alpine skiing World Cup race wins. Shiffrin achieved her 74th victory at the women’s slalom in Are, Sweden on Friday, surpassing the previous record held by Austrian Annemarie Moser-Pröll.
Shiffrin, 28, has been a dominant force in the sport of Alpine skiing for years, winning her first World Cup race at the age of 17. Since then, she has gone on to win numerous races, including Olympic gold medals in 2014 and 2018.
In Friday’s race, Shiffrin battled tough weather conditions, with strong winds and heavy snowfall making it difficult for competitors. However, she managed to complete the course in a time of 1 minute, 44.65 seconds, beating second-placed Petra Vlhova by 0.45 seconds.
Shiffrin’s record-breaking win is a testament to her skill, determination, and hard work. She has worked tirelessly to become one of the greatest Alpine skiers of all time, and her achievement is sure to inspire many young athletes to follow in her footsteps.
To learn more about Shiffrin’s career and achievements, you can visit the official International Ski Federation (FIS) website at www.fis-ski.com.