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Ted Ligety

Ski and Snowboard

  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014
Name: Ted Ligety
Sport:
Alpine Skiing
Height:
5’11”
Current Residence:
Park City, Utah

Olympic Experience:

  • 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

Career Highlights:

  • 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

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

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