FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 27th, 2023
MIKAELA SHIFFRIN TWO WINS AWAY FROM TYING INGEMAR STENMARK’S ALL-TIME RECORD FOR MOST CAREER WORLD CUP VICTORIES
Stenmark’s All-Time Record of 86 Career World Cup Victories Has Stood Since 1989
Shiffrin (84 Career Wins) Has Won 8 of Her Past 13 Races and Skis Tomorrow with Live Coverage of Women’s Slalom from Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic, Beginning at 3:30 a.m. ET on SkiAndSnowboard.Live
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 27, 2023 – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is two wins away from tying Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time record of 86 career alpine skiing FIS World Cup victories across all disciplines, a record that has stood since 1989.
On Tuesday, Shiffrin broke a tie with three-time Olympic medalist and U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn to become the all-time women’s and U.S. record holder for career victories with 83 at Kronplatz, Italy. Vonn’s record had stood since 2018. The very next day, Shiffrin earned her 84th career win, also in the giant slalom.
Live coverage of Shiffrin’s chase for 86 continues tomorrow with the women’s slalom from Spindleruv Mlyn at 3:30 a.m. ET. Shiffrin will race the same event again on Sunday at 3:15 a.m. ET. She is already the winningest slalom skier of all time regardless of gender with 51 career victories.
Both races will be presented live on the subscription streaming service SkiAndSnowboard.Live. To read NBC Sports’ Tim Layden on Shiffrin’s remarkable career thus far, click here.
MOST CAREER WORLD CUP WINS
1. Ingemar Stenmark (SWE)
2. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA)
3. Lindsey Vonn (USA)
Shiffrin’s Race to 86 Live Broadcast Schedule
All times Eastern, check local listings, subject to change.
|Sat., Jan. 28||W Slalom – R1||Spindleruv Mlyn, CZ||3:30 a.m.||SkiAndSnowboard.Live|
|W Slalom – R2||Spindleruv Mlyn, CZ||6:30 a.m.||SkiAndSnowboard.Live|
|Sun., Jan. 29||W Slalom – R1||Spindleruv Mlyn, CZ||3:15 a.m.||SkiAndSnowboard.Live|
|W Slalom – R2||Spindleruv Mlyn, CZ||6:15 a.m.||SkiAndSnowboard.Live|