The men’s giant slalom: Ted Day or not?

12th February, 2015 by

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — It’s starting to get a little scary at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.Welcome to Day 12, the men’s giant slalom — and the Americans do not have a gold medal.Usually, men’s GS day would be money in the bank. Men’s GS, of course, is Ted Ligety time. Ligety, wearing bib No. 6, won his last four starts on Birds of Prey, and five of six when it comes to GS.But …Ted’s title of Mr. GS is being usurped by Austria’s Marcel Hirscher (Bib no. 3). December’s GS here was the only giant slalom this season that …

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