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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, celebrates her gold medal in the women's slalom Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the alpine skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Feb 19, 2017 (11:34 a.m.)
Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics. A tally of three medals — one of each color, all won by female superstars — surely did not rise above expectations from an 11-event program that ended Sunday in the sun-soaked Swiss Alps. Still, each medal performance was impressive and seems repeatable at the Pyeongchang Winter Games next February ...