Ligety comes into World Championships defending three gold medals

26th January, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

BEAVER CREEK — When Ted Ligety’s parents see their son’s image on all the official graphics for the Birds of Prey World Cup races at Beaver Creek, they can’t help but do a double take. “It’s pretty crazy. It’s sort of surreal I guess,” said Ted’s mom, Cyndi Sharp, glancing at the VIP credential around her neck sporting the signature graphic of her son ripping around a giant slalom gate. This was in December after Ligety, 30, had just won his fifth consecutive GS race at Beaver Creek — something nobody had ever done and a feat Ligety achieved with …

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