SESTRIERE, Italy Dec. 13, 2004 (AP by Andrew Dampf)--World Cup leader Bode Miller won a slalom Monday to join Marc Girardelli as the only men to win races in all four disciplines in a season.
The American won for the sixth time in 10 World Cup races by finishing two runs down the 2006 Olympic course in a combined 1 minute, 39.03 seconds.
``I don't feel any different than before,'' Miller said. ``These are the kinds of things you tell your kids about.''
Silvan Zurbriggen of Switzerland was next, 1.27 seconds behind, for the first top-three finish of his career. Kalle Palander of Finland was third, 1.41 seconds back.
Miller has won slalom, giant slalom, super-G and downhill races in a span of just 16 days. Girardelli took more than two months to accomplish the feat in 1988-89; he also won a combined race that season, an event based on the results of a slalom and downhill.
Miller will have a chance to match that in this season's first combined event, Jan. 14.
``At this point I just really enjoy what I'm doing. I think being compared to some of the guys they're comparing me to is a unique opportunity,'' Miller said. ``If you're happy with what you're doing, records don't mean as much. I think it's just fun to ski four events.''
Benjamin Raich of Austria, who won the first slalom this season, came in fourth Monday, with Akira Sasaki of Japan finishing fifth.
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