With drama this time, Ted wins

With drama this time, Ted wins
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Ted apparently can do comebacks at Birds of Prey giant slaloms as well. After commanding wins in 2012 and 2013 — essentially over after the first run — Ted Ligety came back from a 0.25-second deficit after the flip to top France’s Alexis Pinturault by 18-hundreds of the second and Austria’s Marcel Hirscher (6-tenths) on Sunday for his third straight Birds of Prey giant-slalom win, and fifth in six starts, at Beaver Creek. “Second run, I definitely was a lot cleaner,” Ligety said. “The first run, I was maybe a little grindy. I was pushing a little …

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