Can Ligety medal again at Winter Games?
WHISTLER, British Columbia -- American alpine skier Ted Ligety entered the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino with no publicity, no expectations and no pressure. He was just 21 years old, and he'd never finished better than 10th in a men's combined race. He came out of nowhere and took gold.
Four years later, things have changed. At least a little bit.
Ligety, now 25, is favored to win gold in the giant slalom. He's a defending champ in the combined.
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