Name: Ted Ligety
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
DOB: 8/31/1984
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Hometown: Park City, Utah
High School: The Winter Sports School (Park City, Utah) '02
Team/Club: Park City Ski Team
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018); two-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
  • PyeongChang 2018, 5th (alpine combined), 15th (giant slalom), DNF (super-G)
  • Sochi 2014, gold (giant slalom), 12th (super combined), 14th (super-G), DNF (slalom)
  • Vancouver 2010, 5th (super combined), 9th (giant slalom), 19th (super-G), DNF (slalom)
  • Torino 2006, gold (combined), DSQ (slalom), DNF (giant slalom)
  • At age 21, he became the youngest American male to win an Olympic gold medal in alpine skiing
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold (giant slalom)
  • Years of Participation: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Medals: 6 (5 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2011 (giant slalom); 2013 (giant slalom, super-G, super combined); 2015 (giant slalom)
  • Bronze – 2009 (giant slalom)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 FIS World Cup Standings, 3rd (giant slalom)
  • 2014 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (giant slalom, combined)
  • 2013 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (giant slalom), 3rd (overall)
  • 2012 FIS World Cup Standings, 2nd (giant slalom)
  • 2011 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (giant slalom)
  • 2010 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (giant slalom)
  • 2009 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (giant slalom), 3rd (giant slalom)
  • In 2013, became the first skier to earn three gold medals at a single world championship since Jean Claude Killy in 1968
Personal: Son of Bill Ligety and Cydni Sharp...Has one brother, Charly...Has one son, Jax, with his wife Mia...Began skiing at 2 and racing at 11...Founded Shred Optics, which produces helmets, goggles, sunglasses, protection and gloves for skiers and cyclists...Hobbies include playing tennis and badminton, water skiing and watching formula one racing.