Left hand fine, Ligety ready for Birds

Left hand fine, Ligety ready for Birds
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — American giant-slalom king Ted Ligety described it so matter-of-factly. “We were training GS and I hit my hand on the base of the gate,” Ligety said of his ill-fated training run on Vail’s Golden Peak a little more than a week ago. “Since my gloves are very good protection for my hand, it just buckled my hand over my wrist and broke a bone in my wrist and tore a bunch of ligaments and stuff too.” There was no panic — no worries about missing major time with a GS this Sunday and the FIS Alpine World …

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