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Shiffrin happy to follow Moser-Proell's footsteps

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American teen Mikaela Shiffrin's sensational start to the season has seen her claim three impressive slalom victories on the World Cup circuit as the US team shines as a whole. 

Mikaela Shiffrin of the US reacts during the women's night slalom ski race as part of the 2013 FIS Ski World Cup, in Flachau on January 15, 2013. Shiffrin's sensational start to the season has seen her claim three impressive slalom victories on the World Cup circuit as the US team shines as a whole.

Coming at the age of just 17 years and 308 days, her feats mirror exactly those of Austrian legend Annemarie Moser-Proell, who would go on to win a women's World Cup record 62 races over the course of her illustrious 11-year career.

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