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Topic - Ted Ligety
Olympian Tim Jitloff won the giant slalom at the U.S. Alpine Championships by more than 1½ seconds Friday, when Sochi Games gold medalist Ted Ligety failed to finish.
The powerful Austria team justified its reputation Sunday with Austrian prodigies Marcel Hirscher and Anna Fenninger sweeping the last races and titles, in slalom and giant slalom, respectively.
Marcel Hirscher beat Felix Neureuther in a testy Austria vs. Germany duel for the World Cup slalom title on Sunday.
The international season in Alpine skiing ended Sunday with the final races of the five-month World Cup campaign.
Marcel Hirscher clinched his third straight overall World Cup title on Saturday but couldn't prevent Ted Ligety from winning his fifth season-long giant slalom trophy.
Marcel Hirscher and Ted Ligety ensured the standout Austria and United States teams both emerged winners on a thrilling Saturday at Alpine skiing's World Cup Finals.
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway retook the lead in the overall World Cup standings on Wednesday by placing fifth in a downhill won by Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria.
Olympic champion Ted Ligety overcame a softening course and a challenge by Austrian veteran Benjamin Raich to win a men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday.
With the fight for the overall championship tightening up, Marcel Hirscher can lock up the World Cup giant slalom title with a race to spare on Saturday.
Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety talks about his Sochi experiences with Brian Mitchell in Open Mic.
From Mikaela Shiffrin to Bode Miller, from Mario Matt to Henrik Kristoffersen, Alpine skiing at the Sochi Olympics was one for the ages.
After failing to finish the Olympic slalom's second leg, giant slalom gold medalist Ted Ligety called the course set Saturday night "borderline unsportsmanlike."
Even Stefan Luitz called himself an idiot.
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"End of the season, my motivation is just totally sapped," said Ligety, of Park City, Utah, who wrapped up his fifth World Cup GS title last weekend.
"He's one of the faster guys in the world, for sure," Ligety said. "He's on his home hill, so of course he was going to be tough to beat."