SCHLADMING, Austria — Lindsey Vonn and Marcel Hirscher have ended their best-ever World Cup seasons, though neither of the overall champions finished on a high note.
Vonn lost her right pole before finishing 24th in the last women's giant slalom and failed to set a record for the most World Cup points scored in one season. The American will have to let Hermann Maier's 12-year-old mark of 2,000 points stand for at least another year.
Hirscher straddled a gate in the final men's slalom and missed out on the discipline title, one day after the Austrian gave a ski-mad nation what it had been longing for since 2006 — the overall title.
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