Came back from Olympic disappointment in Beijing in February to win her fourth overall World Cup title to tie with Lindsey Vonn for second in the all-time women’s ranking. Shiffrin had entered the Winter Olympics as favourite to win multiple medals only to fall short in all six events. Despite being mentally low, she rested and trained for what proved to be a brilliant March. Only Austria’s Annemarie Moser-Proll has won more overall World Cup titles with six.  

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