Born: 1984

Hometown: Park City, Utah

Event: Giant slalom, super-G, super combined

Sochi: Gold medal in ginat slalom

Details: Ligety is 2006 Olympic gold medalist and four-time World Cup giant slalom champion. He has been a member of the U.S. Ski Team for 10 years and a on U.S. Olympic teams in 2006 and 2010.

Personal website:www.tedligety.com

Twitter: @tedligety

Photo: The Associated Press