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Shiffrin can break Vonn’s record, if she can stay awake

Shiffrin can break Vonn’s record, if she can stay awake

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) – Staying awake might be Mikaela Shiffrin’s biggest challenge as she prepares to try to set a record for skiing victories at the women’s World Cup.

After pouring out her emotions after taking on Lindsey Vonn for her 82nd career giant slalom win earlier in the morning in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia on Sunday, Shiffrin now has to refocus -se, recover your energy and change your sleep patterns in time to do a slalom. will be held under the lights in Flachau, Austria on Tuesday.

“It’s tough,” he said. “If I have a good first run, I don’t start until 9.45pm on the second run and I’m usually fast asleep. So we have to change the whole rhythm again.”

It’s the opposite of how Shiffrin went from a night race in Zagreb, Croatia, last week to earlier start times in Slovenia.

But Shiffrin has learned throughout her extraordinary career how to rise to just such challenges, as shown when she recently won five consecutive races in three different disciplines: super-G, giant slalom and slalom at three different venues.





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