ST. MORITZ, Switzerland: Mikaela Shiffrin will skip World Cup races in Switzerland this weekend after lacking observe time in the pace occasions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. ski workforce stated on Tuesday.
The three-time general World Cup champion has chosen two scheduled Super G races in St. Moritz, the place she received two years in the past.
Shiffrin is now getting ready for 2 big slaloms on December 12 and 13 in Courchevel, France.
Shiffrin hasn’t trained for the downhill or super-G since January, the team said. She has six of her 66 World Cup victories in speed disciplines, including 59 in technical slalom or giant slalom events.
Shiffrin has also been limited this season by a back injury. She finished second and fifth in a pair of slaloms in Levi, Finland, both won by World Cup leader Petra Vlhova.
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