Julia Mancuso of the United States in action during the Alpine Skiing Women's Super Combined Slalom on day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
SOCHI -- Julia Mancuso survived a difficult slalom course to win the first medal in alpine skiing for the U.S. at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Mancuso, 29, who led after the downhill run, finished third to earn bronze in the women's super-combined.
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