- Ted Ligety
Ted has been a force on the World Cup circuit for over a decade. In 2014 he won the first-ever giant slalom gold medal for the USA at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With five World Cup Overall GS titles and five World Championship titles, including three Gold Medals at the 2013 World Championships, he is an accomplished skier that is still driven by his pure love of skiing.
Hometown: Park City
Date of birth: August 31, 2019 – Age: 34
Marital Status: Married
School(s) Attended: Park City
Occupation: Professional Skier and Founder/Owner of Shred.
Team: U.S. Ski Team
Head, Shred, Leki, Putnam, Deer Valley, Land Rover, GoPro
– Two-Time Olympic Champion
– 7 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS – Includes a historic Gold Medal hat trick in Schladming, Austria in 2013.
– Olympic Gold Medals – Torino, 2006 and Sochi, 2014
– Five-Time World Cup GS Title Champion
Top National or World Rank:
Current: 7th in GS World Rankings
Favorite Skier as a Child:
Other Sports & Interests:
Mountain Bike, Basketball
Skiing, backcountry skiing, mountain biking, basketball, family, business
– At age 21, Ted became the youngest American man to win an Olympic Gold medal in Alpine Skiing.
– Ted owns the record for victories at the Soelden World Cup with four victories (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015). In 2012, his margin of victory was a whopping 2.75 seconds!