US Ski Team’s Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) and Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) making history with an amazing 1-2 finish in Mens Giant Slalom at the 2013 Audi Birds Of Prey FIS World Cup in Beaver Creek, CO this weekend! It is the first giant slalom double-podium since Bode and Daron Rahlves went 1-2 in 2005.
It is GAME ON for the Sochi 2014 Olympics!
Photo © Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts – Bode Miller 2nd, Ted Ligety 1st, & Marcel Hirscher 3rd.
Ligety won the race with a second-plus margin, and it is his fourth consecutive World Cup giant slalom victory and his third straight in Beaver Creek. It was Millers first giant slalom podium since March 2007.
Doug Haney/U.S. Ski Team – Ted Ligety and Bode Miller, US Ski Team 1-2.
Photo © Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts -US Ski Team Ted Ligety 1st Place At Audi Birds of Prey World Cup
Photo © Jack Affleck/Vail Resorts- US Ski Team Bode Miller 2nd Place At Audi Birds of Prey World Cup
They both plan to continue their streak as they head to Val d’Isere, France for giant slalom and slalom Dec. 14-15 and then Val Gardena for super G and downhill Dec. 20-21. Good luck guys!!
Photo © Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts – Bode Miller / US Ski Team
Photo © Jesse Starr/Vail Resorts – Ted Ligety / US Ski Team