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Ted Ligety

Full name: Theodore Sharp "Ted" Ligety
Nickname(s): Ted Shred, Ligety-Split
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: August 31, 1984 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Affiliations: Park City Ski Team, Park City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Ted Ligety began skiing at Park City Mountain Resory, site of several of the 2002 Winter Olympic Alpine races. He was named to the US Ski Developmental team in 2004, winning a silver medal that year in the slalom in the Junior World Cup, and moved up to the US Ski team in 2005. His Olympic gold medal in the combined was a big surprise, but in March 2006, he won his first World Cup race, a giant slalom in Korea. In 2008, Ligety won two World Cup giant slaloms and was the giant slalom World Cup champion for the year. He also won a World Cup giant slalom in February 2009, his fourth World Cup race victory, so far all coming in the giant slalom. At the 2009 World Championships, he earned a bronze medal in the GS. Through 2009, Ligety has six US championships, and serves as the Director of Skiing at the Mt. Holly Club in southwest Utah.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 21 Torino Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA AC DNF
2006 Winter 21 Torino Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC DQ
2006 Winter 21 Torino Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA 1 Gold
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Alpine Skiing Men's Super G United States USA 19
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA 9
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC DNF
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA 5
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Alpine Skiing Men's Super G United States USA 14
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom United States USA 1 Gold
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom United States USA AC DNF
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA 12

Men's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
2010 Winter 25 Vancouver Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 19 1:31.70
2014 Winter 29 Sochi Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 14 1:19.48

Men's Giant Slalom

Men's Slalom

Men's Combined

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