Three straight days of racing - and the pomp and circumstance that come with it - would be followed by three downhill training sessions, and then the downhill race on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
On Wednesday at Yongpyong, snow was falling and wind blowing this way and that.
Should she secure gold, she would become the first Alpine skier to successfully defend an Olympic slalom title, following her success in Sochi.
Running races on separate mountains on the same day is hardly ideal, however, especially when one, the men's downhill, is the marquee event of Alpine skiing at the Games.
As for the women's slalom postponement, fans will have to wait for Shiffrin's competitive Pyeongchang debut.
Organizers postponed the women's giant slalom at Yongpyong Alpine Centre until Thursday when conditions are expected to be more stable.
"Everyone is a little bummed out when a day like this happens, but they do happen, so we're quite used to it", said Kristofic, who with Shiffrin and speed queen Lindsey Vonn on his team will be hoping for a major medal haul.
The wind also delayed the finish of the men's ski jumping. While there are reserved days and backup schedules, further postponements could pose a risk for the Olympic schedule.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) said that although the conditions made the competition challenging, "the nature of outdoor sports also requires adapting to the elements".
At Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium - a relatively low-lying area near the mountains where alpine and other events are held - the winds were sustaining 22 miles per hour Wednesday afternoon, with higher gusts.
"We've been through days like this before, in the World Cup, quite often and the number one thing is safety and the second thing is to have a good, fair race". Slalom's second run is set for 1:45 p.m. local time (11:45 p.m. ET Wednesday).
However, she grabbed the silver in the event at the 2017 World Championships, and she can be optimistic of scoring two gold medals if she finds her strongest form. Prior to these Games, there were some who suggested that Shiffrin could possibly be the first skier to medal in all five disciplines in the same Olympics.
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