Lindsey Vonn sets record for most World Cup points in a season

The Minnesota-native finished eighth in Saturday's slalom to reach 1,980 points to break the women's record set back in 2006. Vonn is also an outside contender for the GS title.
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The Minnesota-native finished eighth in Saturday's slalom to reach 1,980 points to break the women's record set back in 2006. Vonn is also an outside contender for the GS title.

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