Ted Ligety sweeps season of GS titles

Updated: March 18, 2011, 7:54 AM ET
Associated Press

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland -- Ted Ligety of the United States won the World Cup giant slalom title on Friday, adding to the world championships gold medal he earned last month.

Ligety completed a season sweep of titles in his specialist event when the final World Cup GS race was canceled by poor weather and snow conditions.

"Having accomplished both of these things is pretty awesome," Ligety told The Associated Press. "I definitely wanted to get the medal. And you're always wanting ...

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