Shiffrin Fourth in St. Moritz Downhill
It was a successful downhill race for the women’s Stifel U.S. Alpine Team at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in St. Moritz, with Mikaela Shiffrin posting a stellar speed result in fourth place, just off the podium. Bella Wright also with a strong performance in 11th place.
“The conditions were amazing today, full bluebird, a perfect day,” said Wright on the day’s conditions. “I didn’t take quite as much risk as I could, but I am really happy with the quality of my skiing.”
Shiffrin also commenting on her successful speed races, “it’s exciting to have two really good results, for sure it’s helpful for the overall,” said Shiffrin.
Stifel U.S. Alpine athlete Breezy Johnson also finishing in the points in 25th place. Tricia Mangan finished in 40th, Lauren Macuga in 43rd, and Keely Cashman in 48th position.
Italian skier Sofia Goggia won the race, Ilka Stuhec took second, and Kira Weidle of Germany landed in third.
The women will now focus on super-G for Sunday.
HOW TO WATCH
Women’s St. Moritz Super G Dec. 18th 5:30 a.m. ET https://skiandsnowboard.live/