Mikaela Shiffrin Extends Podium Streak, Ties Ted Ligety Record

Shiffrin's Success: Mikaela Shiffrin secured third place in the World Cup giant slalom in Tremblant, Quebec, tying the American record for podium finishes in this category.

Repeat Win for Brignone: Italian skier Federica Brignone won the race for the second consecutive day, making a comeback from sixth place after the first run.

Close Competition: Brignone edged out Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami by 33 hundredths, while Shiffrin finished just 39 hundredths behind, earning her fifth consecutive podium.

Weather Challenges: The weather conditions worsened during the second run due to snowfall, affecting the visibility for the skiers.

Struggle for Top Skiers: The last five skiers, including Shiffrin, who were the fastest in the first run, faced challenges in the second run, with rankings dropping to 12th, 13th, 17th, 18th, and 23rd.

Vlhova's Statement: Petra Vlhova, leading after the first run, ended up fifth, emphasizing the almost zero visibility and dangerous conditions during the second run.

Record Ties for Shiffrin: Mikaela Shiffrin tied Ted Ligety's American record with her 41st World Cup giant slalom podium.

Shiffrin's Achievements: With 21 World Cup giant slalom wins, Shiffrin surpasses all women and is second only to Ted Ligety's 24 wins in American history.

A.J. Hurt's Breakthrough: American skier A.J. Hurt achieved a career-high ninth place in her 56th World Cup start, improving from her previous best of 18th.

Upcoming Races: The next World Cup races will focus on downhill and super-G events.

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