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Watch Live: Mikaela Shiffrin races under the lights in Stockholm

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Mikaela Shiffrin eyes her sixth slalom win this season, and extending her World Cup overall standings lead, live on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app on Tuesday.

Shiffrin, the youngest Olympic slalom champion, competes in a bracket-style World Cup slalom under the lights in Stockholm.

Coverage runs from 11am-1:10 p.m. ET.

WATCH LIVE: Mikaela Shiffrin in Stockholm slalom

In Stockholm, skiers go head-to-head simultaneously on the same mountain but with two different sets of gates. Then they’ll race again, switching gate courses, to determine who advances to the next round by cumulative time.

Shiffrin is the top seed of 16 as the World Cup slalom standings leader. Brackets are here.

That means she wouldn’t have to race her closest rivals this season — Slovakian Veronika Velez Zuzulova and Swiss Wendy Holdener — until a potential final matchup.

Shiffrin will also be thinking about the chase for the World Cup overall title, the biggest annual prize in ski racing. She goes into this race with an 80-point lead on Swiss Lara Gut, who is not strong in slalom and not racing Stockholm. Shiffrin will gain 100 points with a win in Stockholm.

Shiffrin is trying to become the third U.S. woman to win the World Cup overall title, following Tamara McKinney and Lindsey Vonn. Vonn is also skipping Stockholm, as she doesn’t race slaloms anymore.

There is also a chance Shiffrin clinches the her fourth World Cup slalom season title Tuesday, even though there are two more slaloms left this season after Stockholm.

Stockholm marks the final World Cup race before the World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, from Feb. 7-19.

The World Cup season then resumes and finishes with the World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colo., in mid-March.

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After accident, Olympian Jamie Nieto walks at his wedding

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After two-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto suffered a spinal cord injury while attempting a standing back flip in April 2016, he decided to set a goal for himself. Nietro was determined to walk down the aisle at his own wedding.

On Saturday, July 22, 2017, Nieto walked to the altar in front of everyone gathered at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in east San Diego – something his doctors said might not be possible.

Nieto, with some assistance, entered the church where he then married his bride, Jamaican hurdler Shevon Stoddart, exactly how he set out to – on his feet.

Images courtesy of Ramon Galindo/NBC San Diego

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Kerri Walsh Jennings dislocates shoulder in Poland (video)

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Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings dislocated her shoulder during the semifinals of a beach volleyball tournament in Poland and forfeited the bronze medal match.

Walsh Jennings and new partner Nicole Branagh were tied in the third set of their match against Canada on Saturday when Walsh Jennings dove for the ball with her right arm and twisted her hand in the sand. After a four-minute delay, Canada went on to win the third set 16-14 and advance to the gold medal match.

“I just went for a short dig and the surface in Europe is so shallow and so hard and there’s no give for our bodies,” Walsh Jennings explained after the match in an interview with her shoulder wrapped in ice.

Walsh Jennings had surgery on the same shoulder during the run-up to the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she and April Ross won the bronze medal. Walsh Jennings won three gold medals with Misty May Treanor.

Walsh Jennings said she is looking forward to returning to the FIVB World Tour in Vienna in one week.

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