Ted Ligety - Quotes

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It's the nature of the beast, playing sports on the ski team and how competitive all of us are. I want to beat everybody's time. ---->>>

My parents never pushed me to ski race. It was my choice and something I really wanted to do. I would have rebelled if they had pushed me, and I wouldn't have had the same passion. ---->>>

I don't do ski racing to be famous. ---->>>

I feel very confident in my skiing. I know I have a good chance to win any race I start. ---->>>

I think it is important to let your kids have independence and ownership. Let your kids do what they have a passion for. ---->>>

I've never liked the idea of working for other people. ---->>>

When I grew up, I had a lot of fun ski racing with my friends. We pushed each other, and this made it easier to work hard. ---->>>

A lot of racers have some of their best days when they're sick. ---->>>

I started playing around with GoPros on my own to get some cool footage. But it's actually become a big training tool for my team and me. ---->>>

I work a lot with my ski sponsor, Head, to develop new technologies. ---->>>

I'm an athlete, so I'm very interested in making the sport as safe as possible - just for my own career longevity. ---->>>

I'm fine with being a little bit of an instigator. ---->>>

Ski racing is probably the least guaranteed sport out there. It's really rare when the favorites win. ---->>>

Sochi will be my third Olympics, and I'm coming into these games in a stronger position than I've been in years past. ---->>>

There are definitely perks to being a good ski racer. ---->>>

I wanted kids to know that it's cool to be in a ski race in the morning and to go play in the terrain park in the afternoon. It's not one or the other. ---->>>

I'm very involved in Shred, constantly checking in on something. It takes a lot of time. But it has let me leverage who I am as an athlete into a product. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-31, 1984
Occupation: Athlete

Theodore Sharp "Ted" Ligety (born August 31, 1984) is an American alpine ski racer and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Ligety won the combined event at the 2006 Olympics in Turin and the giant slalom race at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. He is also a five-time World Cup champion in giant slalom (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014) (wikipedia)