Pace quickens at Birds of Prey

4th December, 2014 by

By townsend bessent

BEAVER CREEK — The first sign was that American Ted Ligety came down in green numbers. Ligety has had some notable speed results during his career — Olympic gold in the combined in the 2006 Olympics and super-G at the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria — but that was fast for the giant-slalom champ. Wednesday’s second — and final — training run saw times speed up at Birds of Prey in Beaver Creek, as the field collectively dialed it in for Friday’s downhill. “I changed some settings from yesterday,” said France’s Adrien Theaux, who posted the …

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