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Marcel Hirscher's historically dominant win just about ends Ted Ligety's title hopes (video)

Ted Ligety‘s bid to win a third straight World Cup giant slalom season title is all but over after Austrian rivalĀ Marcel HirscherĀ won in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Sunday. 346 more words



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World Cup Ski Technique

Three takeaways from World Alpine Skiing Championships

The just-completed World Championships brought together one of the greatest collections of Alpine skiing talent in history, a group that will likely never compete at the same event again. 929 more words


Frenchman stuns to finish World Alpine Skiing Championships (video)

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The World Alpine Skiing Championships concluded with a huge surprise.

France’s Jean-Baptiste Grange won the slalom, after Austrian favorite Marcel Hirscher… 264 more words


Ted Ligety rallies to win third straight World title in giant slalom (video)

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A season that Ted Ligety called less than stellar, even a struggle, continued that way in the first run of the World Championships giant slalom in Beaver Creek, Colo., on Friday. 766 more words


Ondrej Bank's Pain is Marcel Hirscher Gain

Ondrej Bank crashes during the downhill run of the men’s alpine combined (Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports)

By Steve Keating

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado, Feb 8 (Reuters) – A crash in a downhill is never a good thing but Ondrej Bank’s pain was a stroke of good fortune for Austria’s Marcel Hirscher who won the gold medal in the super combined at the alpine ski world championships on Sunday. 461 more words

Winter Sports

'Dumb luck': Marcel Hirscher wins gold, Ted Ligety bronze in crazy super combined

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An unconfident Marcel HirscherĀ wasn’t sure he wanted to start the World Championships super combined. Ted Ligety didn’t think he would win a medal after he finished skiing. 639 more words