Mikaela Shiffrin breaks World Cup record with slalom victory

(CNN)US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin became the first person to claim 15 World Cup wins in a single season with a slalom victory on Saturday. Visit cnn.com/sport for more news and videos READ: Shiffrin celebrates overall ‘three-peat’ from hotel room The 23-year-old was initially frustrated in her attempt to break the record during the giant slalom Friday, finishing third behind Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova, but her disappointment was short lived. “Yesterday in the second run I was pushing really hard,” Shiffrin said after claiming the win. “It was enough to get on the podium and I was really happy about that, but felt disappointment from the first. “So today I wanted to not protect something, ski with risks, ski to fight, …