Ted Ligety

U.S. Ski and Snowboard

  • 2006
  • 2010
Name: Ted Ligety
Sport:
Alpine Skiing
Discipline:
Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G, Combined, Super Combined
Height:
5’11”
Current Residence:
Park City, Utah

Olympic Experience:

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's giant slalom, 12th in men's super combined, 14th in men's super G, DNF in men's slalom
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 5th in men's combined, 9th in men's giant slalom, 19th in men's super G, DNF in men's slalom
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in men's combined, DSQ in men's slalom, DNF in men's giant slalom

Career Highlights:

  • 37 career World Cup podiums (including 17 giant slalom wins)
  • Four-time overall World Cup giant slalom champion (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013)
  • Three-time U.S. slalom champion (2005, 2006, 2013)
  • Three-time U.S. combined champion (2005-2007)
  • 2013, World Cup overall third place
  • 2013, World Championships giant slalom gold medalist
  • 2013, World Championships super combined gold medalist
  • 2013, World Championships super G gold medalist
  • 2011, World Championships giant slalom gold medalist
  • 2009, World Championships giant slalom bronze medalist
  • 2007, U.S. giant slalom champion

Fun Facts: Enjoys tennis, formula one racing, water skiing, and playing badminton ... Created the company Shred which sells skiing equipment ... Opened 2012-13 season with a 2.75-second margin of victory in giant slalom, marking the largest in a World Cup event in 34 years ... First skier to earn three gold medals in single World Championships since Jean Claude Killy in 1968

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

 

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