With equal skill and luck, Ligety wins bronze

8th February, 2015 by

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Ted was done like dinner. He said it himself.The defending world champion in the combined skied a “horrible” — Ligety’s word for it — downhill on Sunday morning during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s combined at Beaver Creek.“Realistically, it’s out of reach,” Ligety said of his medal chances between runs. “I need a big buffer on (Austrian Marcel) Hirscher in a slalom run and a buffer on (France’s Alexis) Pinturault and not be 3 seconds off everyone else. It’s not a good place to be in.”Not as bad as you think, Ted.Yes, Ligety was 3.03 …

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