A two-time Olympic gold medalist, Ted Ligety had won the combined and giant slalom events at the 2006 and 2014 Winter Games. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, he has also won the World Championships five times (Combined, Super-G, and Giant Slalom). Most recently, he represented the U.S. at his third Olympic Games in South Korea. Interested in more cool facts? Keep scrolling down, we’ve gathered more details on him below.
Ted Ligety Personal Facts – 2018 Update
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Ted, Ted Ligety
Alpine ski racer, Olympian
As a competitive ski racer, Ted Ligety is perhaps bests known for his gold medal wins at the 2006 and 2014 Winter Olympics. Aside from his accomplishments at the Winter Games, he is also a five-time World Champion. Just last month, he represented the United States in PyeongChang.
Age – How Old is He?
He is 33 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on August 31, 1984
Place of Birth/Hometown
Ted Ligety was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a young boy, he grew up in Park City, where he skied for the first time at the age of ten. By the time he was ten, he had started racing.
He is Caucasian
Ted Ligety Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’11 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 1.80 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
His current weight is around 190 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
His current weight is around 86 kg
His body measurements are unavailable at this time
His waist size is unknown
Information on his shoe size is unavailable
Is Ted Ligety Currently in a Relationship?
Since 2015, he has been married to Mia Pascoe. Just recently, she had traveled to South Korea to cheer him on at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Ted Ligety’s Girlfriends
Unfortunately, we do not have information on Ted Ligety’s previous relationships at this time.
As far as we know, Ted Ligety does not have any sisters
The older of two children, he has a younger brother named Charley Ligety.
With his wife, he has a son named Jax.
As a teen, he went to the Winter Sports School in Park City, a college preparatory school in Utah; he graduated in 2002.
As far as we can tell, Ted Ligety has not attended college.
For now, information on Ted Ligety’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Ted Ligety’s 2018 net worth is unavailable
His hobbies include rallying old cars, mountain biking, playing football, and water skiing
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Aside from skiing, he also enjoys playing football, tennis, mountain biking, and water skiing
Born on August 31, he is a Virgo
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Ted Ligety’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
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Ted Ligety’s Facebook Account
Ted Ligety’s Youtube Channel
Ted Ligety does not have a YouTube channel, as far as we can tell
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Ted Ligety’s Snapchat Username
Ted Ligety is not active on Snapchat.
Other Interesting Facts:
- At the age of twenty, he was named to the US Skiing Development Team; he subsequently won a silver medal at the Junior World Championships
- Previously, he was the Director of Skiing for the Mt. Holly Club (now bankrupt), a private luxury golf and ski resort in Utah
- In 2006, he launched his own retailer called Shred Optics which manufactures a variety of products such as helmets, goggles, and sunglasses
- Due to back pain, he was forced to withdraw from the 2016 World Cup in Solden; he later had season-ending back surgery
- He is one of the greatest giant slalom skiers of all time with 5 World Cup titles and 24 victories at the GS World Cup
- As a junior, he had won a silver medal in the slalom at the 2004 Junior World Ski Championships
- He has been featured on several TV talk shows such as Late Show with David Letterman, The Pete Holmes Show, and Today
- In 2014, he appeared in a sports documentary called, No Turning Back
- In total, he has won five gold medals and two bronze medals at the World Championships
- After a disappointing finish at the 2018 Winter Games, he left South Korea early to focus on the upcoming World Cup