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Ligety on top after first giant slalom run

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Ligety GS KA 12-05-10
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BEAVER CREEK – American racer Ted Ligety is leading Sunday’s giant slalom after the first run with a time of 1 minute 16.14 seconds.

Ligety, the World Cup champion in GS, said he went hard on his morning run and anticipated the areas where Americans had trouble in yesterday’s super-G race.

“I was definitely charging,” Ligety said. “In this field and on this kind of hill it’s not something you can really hold back, so I was taking risks for sure.”



Other Americans who made the top 30 cut include Bode Miller, Tim Jitloff and Warner Nickerson.

The second race begins at 12:45 p.m. Race results will use the combined times from both runs to determine the winner.



Check http://www.vaildaily.com for updates later this afternoon.


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