Stunning slalom win for Shiffrin in Semmering

SEMMERING, AUSTRIA - DECEMBER 29: Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia takes 2nd place, Mikaela Shiffrin of USA takes 1st place, Wendy Holdener of Switzerland takes 3rd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on December 29, 2016 in Semmering, Austria (Photo by Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom)

USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin made it three wins in a row in Semmering, Austria, when she won the night slalom by 0.64 seconds ahead of Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia, with Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener in third. Shiffrin is still unbeaten on the World Cup tour in slalom so far this season. She now has a winning streak of seven races in slalom, equal to Vreni Schneider’s record of wins in the same discipline. Only Janica Kostelic has a better streak with eight wins. 

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