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Skier with local ties makes Olympic debut
Sochi, Russia -- A skier with family in the Rochester area made her Olympic debut in Sochi Tuesday.
Mikaela Shiffrin, 18, finished fifth in the women's giant slalom.
Shiffrins aunt, Caroline Ryan, who is from Pittsford, was watching with family in Massachusetts as her niece took on the giant slalom.
Shiffrin is scheduled to compete Friday in the regular slalom, which she called her specialty.