The phenom now focuses on Saturday's slalom competition, which she very well could win. Not bad for a racer who turns 23 next month.
Shiffrin wins the slalom—and the hearts of East Coast race fans; Killington makes it look easy as spectators turn out in force.
Excitement is building in Vermont, perked up by wintry weather, more than a foot of snow, and high hopes for a home-turf favorite.
It's a bad break for sure—and a disappointment for American race fans. But there's still plenty of time in her career to catch Stenmark.