Gold medal winner US Ted Ligety poses with a US flag after the men's Alpine skiing Championship Giant Slalom event in Garmisch Partenkirchen, southern Germany on February 18, 2011. First place went ... more 
Gold medal winner US Ted Ligety poses with a US flag after the men's Alpine skiing Championship Giant Slalom event in Garmisch Partenkirchen, southern Germany on February 18, 2011. First place went to US Ted Ligety , second to France's Cyprien Richard and third to Austria's Philipp Schoerghofer. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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