Ski and Snowboard
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Current Residence: Park City, Utah
- 2014 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in giant slalom, 12th in super combined, 14th in super-G, DNF in slalom
- 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 5th in combined, 9th in giant slalom, 19th in super-G, DNF in slalom
- 2006 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in combined, DSQ in slalom, DNF in giant slalom
- 39 world cup giant slalom medals (23 golds, seven silvers, nine bronzes)
- Six world cup slalom medals (two silvers, four bronzes)
- Two world cup super combined medals (one gold, one silver)
- One world cup super-G medal (silver)
- One world cup downhill medal (silver)
- Five-time overall world cup giant slalom champion (2008, 2010-11, 2013-14)
- 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
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Back From A Knee Injury, Ted Ligety Is Ready To Race
Peggy Shinn Oct. 06, 2016
As he preps for his first world cup in nine months, the Olympic champion discusses his plans for the season.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 16-22
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 23, 2016
The end of the Paralympic Games highlights the very best of sport — from the pool, to the courts and from the Closing Ceremony, to an epic Alana Nichols side trip, to happy returns and dog reunions, plus Emmys red carpet treatments for the Shot Diva and Lindsey Vonn, Cody Miller gaining serious nerd cred in advance of his wedding, Jamie Greubel Poser and Aja Evans earning attention for their biceps and more.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 9-15
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 16, 2016
NFL and MLB teams honor Team USA, Sydney Leroux’s newborn Cassius Cruz Dwyer and his bassinet-mate pooch are ready to blow up timelines, swimming stars set off for the trip of a lifetime, two skiing stars find two ways to cover the snow and more.
Red, White & Trending: July 22-28
Jamie MacDonald July 29, 2016
Over the course of the next week, more than 550 athletes will have set up shop in Rio, and we're keeping an eye on the off-the-field, behind-the-scenes, sights and sounds from their perspectives -- from the women's soccer team riding in sky-high style to Rio, to six-time Olympic swimming medalist Allison Schmitt auditioning her nascent violin skills for her Olympic teammates, to athlete village selfies, to one intense and very patriotic haircut, plus check-ins from the skiing haven of New Zealand and much more.
Top 15 Team USA Men Of 2015
Paul D. Bowker Dec. 22, 2015
From shooting to alpine skiing, Paralympic track to luge, see who shone the brightest in 2015.
The 15 Best Photos Of Team USA Celebrating Victory In 2015
Dec. 22, 2015
These photos of pure joy and elation are sure to make your day.
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 11, 2015
Hurdle star Aries Merritt hops to it after life-threatening setback, Gwen Jorgensen eats her way through the Twin Cities, Paralympic standouts take sides in Army-Navy, Kaitlyn Farrington conquers a mountain and much more.
From A To Z: A List Of Reasons To Be Thankful For Team USA
Karen Rosen Nov. 25, 2015
Take a look at some of the athletes, moments and more that make Team USA's history so special.
2015-16 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Announced
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Nov. 22, 2015
The 43-member team includes 20 Olympians and two athletes named posthumously.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Olympic Athletes/Team Of The Year Nominees?
Nov. 16, 2015
Match the athletes up for Team USA Awards presented by Dow with their accomplishments on and off the field.
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