Ted Ligety

Behind The Gold: Alpine Medalist Ted Ligety

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly tells the backstory of Ted Ligety and his quest for a gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.


Park City Sends Their Own To Olympic Games

Jan 29, 2018
US Ski and Snowboard Team-Ted Ligety

One hundred nine athletes have been named to the US Ski & Snowboard Olympic team. Twenty one of them trained with Park City local teams. The Alpine Team will include some familiar names.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Leslie Thatcher

Two-time Olympic Champion and Park City native, Ted Ligety has been named as Deer Valley's global Athlete Ambassador. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.

Courtesy Figure Skating Club of Park City

The Youth Sports Alliance is in the final stretch of fundraising.  Olympian Ted Ligety is helping them  make a last push to meet their goal of raising $2 Million for an endowment to help young athletes.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has more.

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On today's program, Jason Christensen and Bina Skordas with Park City Municipal talk about the presentation made to the city council last week on the Water and Energy Resiliency Program. Tom Kelly with the US Ski Team has an update from the first World Cup race of the season in Soelden, Austria. Jesse Hunt, director of the Park City Ski Team has the 411 on this year's Ski and Snowboard Swap and in a pre-recorded interview Jordan Schnitzer talks about his passion for art and the 90-work collection now on display at the Kimball Art Center.

Sarah Brunson, U.S. Ski Team/© Jonathan Selkowitz

Park City's hometown hero Ted Ligety pulled off second place in World Cup competition in Alta Badia, Italy over the weekend, and downhill  star Lindsay Vonn won her 61st World Cup in France. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association last week brought in more than 200 of its sponsors and supporters to attend the annual Partner Summit. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Once a U.S. Ski Team who guided Ted Ligety towards his first goal medal to now coaching the kids at Ligety's home club, Park City Ski Team director Jesse Hunt says it's thrilling to watch the dedication and hard work at every level. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Olympic selection events have kept the U.S. ski, snowboard and freeskiing teams and their management busy, with the Sochi Winter Olympic Games just two weeks away. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Tom Kelly, spokesman for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, was in our studios this week with the latest news on such star athletes as Lindsay Vonn, Billy DeMong, and Kikkan Randall. Rick Brough has more.