Ligety Eighth in World Cup Finals Giant Slalom
Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) led the way for the U.S. Ski Team, finishing eighth in the final giant slalom of the season at the FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Soldeu, Andorra. Tommy Ford (Bend, Ore.) was 17th.
“Tied for my season’s best, so that’s good,” Ligety said of is eighth-place finish. “It’s not where I want to be having my best result being eighth place, but it’s a good step in the right direction. There were spots I was happy about, I just need to tighten it up.”
Alexis Pinturault of France took the victory. Marco Odermatt of Switzerland was second, and Slovenia’s Zan Kranjec was third. World Cup giant slalom champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria was fifth. Ford finished the season 10th in the World Cup GS standings.
Up next, the U.S. Ski Team heads to Sugarloaf Maine for the Toyota U.S. Alpine Speed Championship March 16-21,, then Waterville Valley, N.H. for the Toyota U.S. Alpine Tech Championship March 23-16.
Men’s giant slalom
HOW TO WATCH
All times EST
Sunday, March 17
4:30 a.m. - World Cup Finals women’s giant slalom run 1 - Soldeu, AND - OlympicChannel.com & NBC Sports Gold
5:30 a.m. - World Cup Finals men’s slalom run 1 - Soldeu, AND - OlympicChannel.com & NBC Sports Gold
7:00 a.m. - World Cup Finals women’s giant slalom 2 - Soldeu, AND - Olympic Channel-TV, OlympicChannel.com & NBC Sports Gold
8:00 a.m. - World Cup Finals men’s slalom run 2 - Soldeu, AND - Olympic Channel-TV, OlympicChannel.com & NBC Sports Gold
3:30 p.m. - World Cup Finals women’s giant slalom - Soldeu, AND - NBCSN
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