Schild Takes 3rd-Straight WC Slalom Win

Victory is Austrian's 30th on World Cup


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Austria’s Marlies Schild captured third-straight slalom victory on Tuesday night in Flachau, Austria, and recorded the 30th slalom win of her career on skiing’s World Cup. Schild, the defending World Cup slalom champion, beat Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch by nearly half a second. Lindsey Vonn was eighth, two seconds back, but retains her overall World Cup lead. Schild’s 30 titles trail only Vreni Schneider’s 34 for most slalom wins in women’s skiing history.

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