Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Skiing Gold

Eighteen-year-old is the youngest person ever to win gold in slalom; Canada beats U.S. in hockey semis.
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Transcript for Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Skiing Gold
Making Olympic history again -- team USA this time by Alpine skier Michaela shipwreck. Whose gold medal in slalom makes -- the youngest Olympic champion that's for male or female ever a near flawless first -- 101 place entering her second. -- despite a stumble midway through that when she finished more than half a second faster. That Austrian Barley shield one of shoe -- childhood role models it looks as though a couple of cases of White House -- will be headed across the northern border. President Obama having to pay up on his -- with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in face offs between two North American powerhouses Canada again came out ahead. In today's tight semifinal -- -- second period goal was the only score but that's all candidate needed to -- team USA. Canada now pleas for gold against Sweden on Sunday. The US left to hope for a broads in a battle with Finland tomorrow. Yesterday the Canadian women continued their gold streak -- their American rivals the 32 win coming in overtime. Despite the heartbreaking loss there is some consolation for hockey forward Julie -- She's been selected to carry the US flag during the closing ceremony. Choose been with team USA since the 2002 Salt Lake City games -- support time Olympian. With three silver -- broads. After learning she'd been chosen -- said she's completely -- kind of in shock. -- finally a four member team of Americans -- the medal drought for US speed skaters winning a silver in the 5000 meter relay. The Russian team in first with the gold. Jim -- ABC news Sochi Russia.

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