Name Ted Ligety
Nickname: Ted “Shred” Ligety
Segment: Chugach Powder Guides, Alaska
Birthday: August 31, 1984
Sponsors: Putnam Investments, U.S. Ski Team, Shred, Audi, Head, Komperdell, Slytech, Booster Strap, Nastar, Park City Mountain Resort, Powdr, Ralph Lauren
Home Mountain: Park City, UT
More Info: Known for pushing the boundaries of ski racing, Ted Ligety began skiing at age 2 in Park City Utah, and was racing by age 10 as a member of the Park City Ski Team.
Ted’s early achievements included his first World Cup in 2003 and a slalom silver at the 2004 Junior World Championships. At age 18, Ted became a member of the U.S. Ski Team, and in 2006 he won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Torino, Italy.
Ted’s determination and passion for the sport is evident on and off the slopes — he is also President of SHRED Optics, a line of cutting-edge goggles, sunglasses, and helmets.