Frida Hansdotter http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33451/all en Alpine skiing: No stopping slalom star Shiffrin in Sweden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/alpine-skiing-no-stopping-slalom-star-shiffrin-sweden <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World and Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States set the pace in the first leg of Saturday's slalom World Cup race in Äre, Sweden.</p> <p>The American teenager clocked 52.99sec to lead from Swedish pair Frida Hansdotter and Maria Pietilae-Holmner, who were respectively 0.66 and 0.80sec off the pace.</p> <p>Hansdotter is Shiffrin's main rival for the World Cup title, but if the girl from Colorado wins in Are, she will be assured or retaining her crown.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/alpine-skiing-no-stopping-slalom-star-shiffrin-sweden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Frida Hansdotter Mikaela Shiffrin Mikaela Shiffrin AFP Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:17:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6090159 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine Skiing: Women's World Cup results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140202/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Women's World Cup alpine skiing results on Sunday after the slalom at the Slovenian resort of Kranjska Gora:</p> <p>1. Frida Hansdotter (SWE) 1min 50.17sec (54.62 + 55.55)</p> <p>2. Marlies Schild (AUT) 1:50.22 (54.96 + 55.26)</p> <p>3. Bernadette Schild (AUT) 1:50.32 (55.80 + 54.52)</p> <p>4. Nastasia Noens (FRA) 1:50.41 (56.13 + 54.28)</p> <p>5. Maria Pietilae-Holmner (SWE) 1:50.46 (54.94 + 55.52)</p> <p>6. Anna Swenn-larsson (SWE) 1:50.80 (55.08 + 55.72)</p> <p>7. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1:50.89 (54.31 + 56.58)</p> <p>8. Chiara Costazza (ITA) 1:50.93 (56.61 + 54.32)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140202/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's slalom Frida Hansdotter Mikaela Shiffrin AFP Sun, 02 Feb 2014 15:31:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6059452 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Hansdotter puts an end to unwanted record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140202/alpine-skiing-hansdotter-puts-end-unwanted-record <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swedish skier Frida Hansdotter won the final women's World Cup slalom before the Winter Olympics on Sunday at the Slovenian resort of Kranjska Gora for her first ever win after eight runners-up finishes.</p> <p>The 28-year-old -- whose eight second places prior to breaking her World Cup duck is a record -- beat Austrian sisters Marlies and Bernadette Schild.</p> <p>Hansdotter, world bronze medalist in slalom in 2013, timed five hundredths of a second faster than Marlies Schild -- who came into the race already a winner of 35 career slaloms. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140202/alpine-skiing-hansdotter-puts-end-unwanted-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Frida Hansdotter Marlies Schild AFP Sun, 02 Feb 2014 14:03:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6059389 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Hansdotter wins women's slalom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140202/alpine-skiing-hansdotter-wins-womens-slalom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swedish skier Frida Hansdotter won the final women's World Cup slalom before the Winter Olympics on Sunday at the Slovenian resort of Kranjska Gora for her first ever win after eight runners-up finishes.</p> <p>The 28-year-old -- whose eight second places prior to breaking her World Cup duck is a record -- beat Austrian sisters Marlies and Bernadette Schild.</p> <p>America's world number one Mikaela Shiffrin was seventh.</p> <p>sg/pi/bc</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Frida Hansdotter Mikaela Shiffrin AFP Sun, 02 Feb 2014 14:01:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6059365 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine Skiing: Women's World Cup results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131116/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Slalom results on Saturday from the alpine skiing World Cup event in Levi, Finland:</p> <p>1. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1:55.07 (57.23 + 57.84)</p> <p>2. Maria Höfl-Riesch (GER) 1:56.13 (57.92 + 58.21)</p> <p>3. Tina Maze (SLO) 1:56.68 (57.75 + 58.93)</p> <p>4. Christina Ager (AUT) 1:56.73 (57.93 + 58.80)</p> <p>5. Marie-Michele Gagnon (CAN) 1:56.80 (58.28 + 58.52)</p> <p>6. Christina Geiger (GER) 1:56.86 (58.18 + 58.68)</p> <p>7. Nina Loeseth (NOR) 1:56.95 (58.85 + 58.10)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131116/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Frida Hansdotter Maria Höfl-Riesch AFP Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:31:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5991100 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine Skiing: women's World Cup results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Women's World Cup alpine skiing results on Saturday after the slalom:</p> <p> 1. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1:55.60 ( 58.84 + 56.76)</p> <p> 2. Bernadette Schild (AUT) 1:55.80 ( 58.33 + 57.47)</p> <p> 3. Tina Maze (SLO) 1:55.95 ( 57.67 + 58.28)</p> <p> 4. Kathrin Zettel (AUT) 1:57.04 ( 58.25 + 58.79)</p> <p> 5. Wendy Holdener (SWI) 1:57.37 ( 58.99 + 58.38)</p> <p> 6. Laurie Mougel (FRA) 1:57.39 ( 59.58 + 57.81)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/alpine-skiing-womens-world-cup-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frida Hansdotter Mikaela Shiffrin AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 12:45:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785303 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing-Seventeen-year-old Shiffrin wins slalom gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/alpine-skiing-seventeen-year-old-shiffrin-wins-slalom-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Manuele Lang</p> <p>SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 16 (Reuters - Mikaela Shiffrin became one of Alpine skiing's youngest world champions when she won the women's slalom on Sunday at the age of 17 to continue an impressive performance by the United States.</p> <p>Shiffrin, who has already won three slalom races on this season's World Cup circuit, was third fastest in the first run but then produced a typically aggressive performance in the second to take gold.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/alpine-skiing-seventeen-year-old-shiffrin-wins-slalom-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frida Hansdotter Michaela Kirchgasser Mikaela Shiffrin Mikaela Shiffrin Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:45:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757569 at http://www.globalpost.com