Tim Jitloff, left, of Reno, Nev., Tommy Ford, center, from Bend, Ore., and a cutout of Ted Ligety, right, of Park City, Utah, receive their official awards for the men's giant slalom competition at ... more 
Tim Jitloff, left, of Reno, Nev., Tommy Ford, center, from Bend, Ore., and a cutout of Ted Ligety, right, of Park City, Utah, receive their official awards for the men's giant slalom competition at the U.S. Alpine National Skiing Championships at Winter Park, Colo. on Friday, April 1, 2011. Ford placed first, Jitloff placed second and Ligety placed third in Thursday's competition. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Nathan Bilow
Fri, Apr 1, 2011 7:21 PM EDT