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Ted Ligety records historic GS victory

Updated: March 16, 2013, 1:10 PM ET
Associated Press

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland -- Ted Ligety capped his dominant season in giant slalom with a sixth World Cup win Saturday, fueling comparisons with the best GS skier in history.

The American skier joined Ingemar Stenmark as the only men in the 47-year World Cup history to get six GS victories in a season. Stenmark's 10-race sweep in 1978-79 is the record.

"It's very surreal for any ski racer," Ligety said of being likened to the Swede. "He is at another level that's not really achievable."

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