ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won her third straight World Cup event Sunday, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom.
Shiffrin trailed midway down the course after clipping a gate, but led her Slovakian opponent through the final three gates to win by 0.11 seconds.
The American star has three wins in eight days after super-G victories Saturday at St. Moritz and last Sunday at Lake Louise, Canada.
Shiffrin now has more than double the World Cup points of any rival chasing a third straight season-long overall title.
Vlhova advanced to the final in one of the tightest results, winning her semifinal by 0.02 from three-time Olympic medalist Wendy Holdener.
Holdener took third place, winning the small final against Katharina Liensberger of Austria.