February 19

Ted Ligety, Alpine skiing

The road to Sochi: U.S. Olympic hopefuls

Born: 1984

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Men's giant slalom gold medalist Ted Ligety of the United States poses for photographers on the podium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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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

 

 

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