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Mikaela – Sending You Good Luck!

SKI ALPIN - FIS WC Lenzerheide, Siegerehrung, Slalom, Damen3/16/13 UPDATE  :  She won!        Photo:  GEPA via skiracing.com

021692©anapolitano2013Photos (above and below) from 2/16/13 Alpine World Championships Slalom in Schladming, Austria.  Hopefully, instead of flowers, Mikaela will soon be accepting a glass globe!

Tomorrow morning I will be anxiously monitoring World Cup Finals race results on my FIS mobile app – waiting to see if Mikaela Shiffrin will battle back to regain her top standing in slalom to win the season title.  After losing her 33-point lead last week in the Ofterschwang slalom, she now trails Overall Champion Tina Maze by a mere seven points.

021690©anapolitano2013Today in Lenzerheide, Mikaela was awarded the Longines Rising Star award – recognizing her as the top young female racer of the 2013 season.  Alexis Pinturault of France was the very deserving men’s recipient.  Congratulations!

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