Ligety leads American team in ninth place

Ligety leads American team in ninth place
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK – American racers had an eventful day in the men’s FIS Alpine World Ski Championships super-G race on Thursday, which kicked off with a moment of silence for U.S. Ski Team development athletes Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle, who were killed in an avalanche in Soelden, Austria last month. By race time, the snow and wind from earlier in the week was replaced with 45-degree temperatures and bright sun.While defending super-G champion Ted Ligety had the best finish of the U.S. contingent in ninth place, the big story of the day, typical whenever this man is in the …

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