Ligety DNFs at World Cup Birds of Prey; Jitloff, Chodounsky in the GS points

Ligety DNFs at World Cup Birds of Prey; Jitloff, Chodounsky in the GS points
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By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Ted Ligety did not make the giant slalom podium at Birds of Prey for the first time since 2007 — he finished fourth that year — after catching an edge and falling to a DNF result while Tim Jitloff and David Chodounsky earned World Cup points Sunday. Ligety’s only other DNF here in GS was at his first World Cup start on the racecourse in 2005. His spill Sunday shocked the crowds packed into the Beaver Creek grandstands.“I think compared to yesterday the snow is a lot more aggressive because it was so cold last night,” Ligety …

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