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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, left, and Austria's Marlies Schild celebrate winning gold and silver in the women's slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in slalom event

Yahoo Sports

U.S. slalom phenom Mikaela Shiffrin lived up to the hype and won the gold medal with an impressive day on the slopes.