Ted Ligety

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.

Originally aired on April 8, 2013.

Park City’s Ted Ligety – whose ski season this year will go down in the history books – was welcomed home Saturday after a long and very winning winter.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Ligety Wins Second Gold Medal At World Championships

Jul 29, 2013

Originally aired February 11, 2013.

SCHLADMING, AUSTRIA (AP) – American Ted Ligety has won his second gold medal at the world championships. Ligety captured the super-combined title Monday with a superb downhill and an even more impressive night slalom run under the lights on the icy Planai course, for a two-run time of 2 minutes, 56.96 seconds.

Ivica Kostelic of Croatia finished second, a distant 1.15 seconds behind, and Romed Baumann of host Austria took the bronze medal, 1.17 back, after leading the downhill leg.