Ted Ligety of the United States, center, winner of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom race, celebrates on the podium with second placed Aksel Lund Svindal, of Norway, left, and third placed ... more 
Ted Ligety of the United States, center, winner of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom race, celebrates on the podium with second placed Aksel Lund Svindal, of Norway, left, and third placed Italy's Massimiliano Blardone, in Val D'Isere, France, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Giovanni Auletta
Sat, Dec 11, 2010 9:11 AM EST