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Shiffrin has won 20 of the last 25 slaloms she competed in, and finished on the podium in four of the other five races.
Beaten by 1.64 seconds in a slalom on the Podkoren course, Frida Hansdotter had mixed feelings about the Americans dominance.
The Austrian had failed to finish his last two slaloms but surged back to secure a ninth career World Cup victory and the eighth in his favourite discipline.
Double world champion Mario Matt returned to winning ways with victory in a men's World Cup slalom in Adelboden yesterday.
The showdown begins on Wednesday with the men's and women's downhills, followed by the super-Gs on Thursday and the slaloms and giant slaloms on Saturday and Sunday.
But a blizzard in Shiga Kogen deprived him of the chance to earn valuable World Cup points when it forced organisers to call off Friday's giant slalom.
BENJAMIN RAICH, winner of each of the last three World Cup slaloms at Wengen, Kitzbuehel and Schladming, is 5-2 favourite with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to win this morning's men's slalom in the World Championships in St Anton, Austria.
THE women's Olympic alpine skiing program comes to an end today with the slalom competition, writes Adam Scriven.
Schild earned her 20th career World Cup slalom victory last month but she is still only third in this year's standings.
Spela Pretnar of Slovenia won her second Alpine skiing slalom of the season yesterday, throwing this year's World Cup competition in the event wide open with three races to go.