And the World Cup chase begins this weekend

And the World Cup chase begins this weekend
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By Chris Freud

Take a picture of it — if the season stopped today, Ted Ligety and Italy’s Federica Brignone would go home with the overall globes.OK, we’ve only had one set of races this season — the October giant slaloms in Soelden, Austria. The season begins in earnest this weekend with the ladies doing tech in Aspen and the gents up in Lake Louise, Alberta, for speed races.So do Ligety and Brignone keep their leads in the Cup standings wire-to-wire? Probably not. Let’s look into that crystal ball.WomenHere’s the scary thought. Based on last year’s points, the Americans are 1-2 as favorites …

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