Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, clears a gate during the first run of an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, clears a gate during the first run of an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, clears a gate during the first run of an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)