US ski star Ted Ligety produced two majestic runs to defend his world giant slalom title on Friday and join an elite club of skiers to have won three or more gold medals at a world championships.
Ted Ligety celebrates after winning the men's giant slalom world title in Schladming today. The US ski star produced two majestic runs to defend his title and join an elite club of skiers to have won three or more gold medals at a world championships.
Riding the thin line between risk-taking and smart tactics to perfection, Ligety laid down a solid foundation in his first run, which was a massive 1.30sec faster than Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal.
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