Mikaela Shiffrin Breaks All-Time World Cup Wins Record

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Sports Illustrated

By Zach Koons The 27-year-old American surpassed Swedish star Ingemar Stenmark with her 87th career victory on Saturday. At long last, Mikaela Shiffrin stands alone as the winningest skier in World Cup history. Shiffrin broke Ingemar Stenmark’s long-standing record on Saturday with her 87th career victory in a World Cup race. Fittingly, the record-breaking run came in a slalom race—the 27-year-old American’s specialty—in an event in Åre, Sweden where she won her first ever World Cup race in 2012. On Saturday, Shiffrin leapt out 0.69-second lead after her first run and managed to cruise to the …

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