(CNN)Mikaela Shiffrin maintained her dominance on Saturday with her 13th victory of the season, comfortably winning the slalom World Cup event at Maribor, Slovenia. The 23-year-old American was leading going into her final perfectly executed run, finishing 0.77 seconds ahead of Sweden’s Anna Swenn-Larsson. Wendy Holdener of Switzerland finished third. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, features and videos “This year has been very special,” Shiffrin said, barely able to catch her breath in a TV interview immediately following her winning run. “It’s always a big fight, but it’s something I’m really proud of this whole season. My team has done a great job … it’s hard to put it into words.” Read More The win came a day after Shiffrin finished tied for first place in the giant slalom with Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova. The results earned Shiffrin a Golden Fox Trophy, awarded to the highest finisher in both technical disciplines for the tournament in Maribor. “The first time I won the Golden Fox I thought, I’m starting to be more than just a slalom skier and that’s a nice thing,” she said. READ: Shiffrin scores another milestone in dead-heat win READ: Svindal plans ‘one last big push’ before retirement READ:… Read full this story
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