Name
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

Nationality: USA

Date of birth: August 31, 2019 – Age: 34

Marital Status: Married

School(s) Attended: Park City

Degrees: Life

Occupation: Professional Skier and Founder/Owner of Shred.

Team: U.S. Ski Team

Sponsors:

Head, Shred, Leki, Putnam, Deer Valley, Land Rover, GoPro

Career Highlights:

– 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:

Tommy Moe

Other Sports & Interests:

Mountain Bike, Basketball

Hobbies:

Skiing, backcountry skiing, mountain biking, basketball, family, business

Fun Facts:

– 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!