Photo gallery: Squaw Valley World Cup Day One, Giant Slalom race

Patrick Flora | Special to the Sun

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The best female skiers in the world took to the Red Dog run for a World Cup giant slalom race at Squaw Valley on Friday.

Above are photos from Day One from Truckee resident Patrick Flora.

An estimated crowd of 8,000 were on hand to watch Friday’s giant slalom. In the end, Mikaela Shiffrin, of Vail, Colo., took home first-place honors with a thrilling victory. Frederica Brignone of Italy finished second, while France’s Tessa Worley finished third.

Click here to view full official results from Day One.

Day Two, Saturday, features a female World Cup slalom race, also on Red Dog at Squaw.

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