Just days after celebrating her 19th birthday, Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin hoisted her second FIS Alpine World Cup Crystal Globe on Saturday. She won the slalom season finale by a dominant 1.44-second margin. It was Shiffrin’s ninth World Cup slalom win, tying the U.S. record for either gender. “I guess my secret is not letting […]
Ted Ligety (USA) talks about how he picked up his 1st world cup super combined win in today’s tough snow conditions.
American Ted Ligety won the super combined with a total time of 1:53.58, beating race leader Alexis Pinturault (FRA) by .22 seconds. Ligety is the reigning super combined world champ but he has never won a super combined world cup event until today.
In this week’s Countdown Conversation our special correspondent Doug Lewis sat down with 4-time FIS World Ski Championships gold medalist and Team USA’s 2013 Sportsman of the Year Ted Ligety.
Super G World Champ Ted Ligety (USA) missed his gate about midway through the course to end his day. Travis Ganong was the top American of the day, finishing in 22nd place.
Doug Lewis breaks down Ted Ligety on a training run in slalom.
Doug Lewis talks to American Alpine Skiing star Ted Ligety about his plans to ski for the overall world cup globe this year.
Clawing back up from 24th in run one, Giant Slalom champ Ted Ligety (USA) just misses the top ten by .02 seconds, in the first slalom race of the season.
Even in the midst of their intensive training, Olympic hopefuls still take time to tweet, post and update their social media. During Sochi Social we bring our viewers the highlights, and lowlights, of their social media exploits. In this episode, keep up with all of the athlete’s tweets and posts as Alpine Skier Ted Ligety gives new teammate Kieffer Christianson the “rookie haircut” treatment.
Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi talks about American Ted Ligety’s win at yesterday’s Giant Slalom in Soelden.