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
Ted Ligety Wins Season-Opening World Cup Giant Slalom Race
Associated Press Oct. 25, 2015
The win marked Ligety's 25th career world cup win and 50th career world cup podium.
Will Married Man Ted Ligety Win The Overall Giant Slalom Title This Season?
Peggy Shinn Oct. 21, 2015
The 2014 Olympic champ will start his quest for the globe this weekend in Soelden.
Team USA Skiers And Snowboarders Cap Banner Season With 100+ World Podiums
Peggy Shinn March 25, 2015
U.S. athletes combined to win 92 world cup and 17 world championship medals on snow this season.
Speedskater Brittany Bowe, Alpine Skier Ted Ligety And U.S. Women’s Bobsled Team Earn U.S. Olympic Committee’s February Honors
United States Olympic Committee March 11, 2015
World championships titles led to Athlete of the Month honors for the speedskater, skier and bobsledders.
Gallery: Thrills, Chills And Spills At Alpine Skiing World Champs
Feb. 16, 2015
From Miller's crash to Ligety's medals, the alpine skiing world champs did not disappoint. Relive the action here.
Top 10 Moments Of Alpine Skiing World Championships
Peggy Shinn Feb. 15, 2015
200,000 spectators, five Team USA medals, one crash and many more memorable performances.
Ted Ligety’s Historic World Championship Three-Peat
Peggy Shinn Feb. 13, 2015
Ligety came from behind to become the only skier to win three consecutive giant slalom world titles.
Ted Ligety Comes From The Back To Win Sixth World Medal
Associated Press Feb. 08, 2015
Starting 29th, Ligety hangs on for bronze in the combined, tying Vonn for most medals by an American.
Super-G Not So Super For U.S. Men
Peggy Shinn Feb. 05, 2015
Ted Ligety led the U.S. in ninth, while Bode Miller was taken to the hospital after crashing hard.
Will The U.S. Men’s Alpine Team Stand Up To Great Expectations?
Peggy Shinn Feb. 02, 2015
With Bode Miller back, the U.S. men’s team is one of the strongest ever at a world championships.
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