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Ted Ligety earns his 23rd career win in World Cup giant slalom race
Ted Ligety earns his 23rd career win in World Cup giant slalom race

American Ted Ligety used a powerful second run to win a World Cup giant slalom Sunday despite a broken wrist. In fourth place after the opening pass, Ligety found speed where others couldn't on a deteriorating course in Beaver Creek, Colo. He finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 34.07 seconds. Alexis Pinturault of France was second, 0.18 seconds behind, and Austria's Marcel Hirscher ended up third. Ligety had four metal screws inserted into his wrist after an accident during training Nov 22. He didn't take much time off after surgery, but had to train without a pole for a little bit. Ligety said that actually helped him develop more balance going around gates. ...

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