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Mikaela Shiffrin breaks World Cup record

(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.The American shared the previous record with Vreni Schneider but moved ahead of the Swiss great after a trademark performance in the Czech Republic.Despite poor conditions delaying the start of the slalom, the superstar was in imperious form and topped the standings by 0.37 seconds after her first run. She was then able to put together an equally blistering second run -- finishing 0.85 seconds ahead of the field to record her 58th World Cup win in total.Visit cnn.com/sport for more news and videosREAD: Shiffrin celebrates overall 'three-peat' from hotel roomThe 23-year-old was initially frustrated in he ...