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US teen Shiffrin making WCup breakthrough with win

Updated: January 5, 2013, 9:25 AM ET
Associated Press

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By ERIC WILLEMSEN

Associated Press

ZAGREB, Croatia -- American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin is having a breakthrough World Cup season on the slopes.

She's the first American to win two World Cup races before turning 18. The 17-year-old Shiffrin captured her second career World Cup victory at Friday's night slalom, sending her to the top of the slalom standings.

"I am just trying to find the edge of what I can ...

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