Next month, alpine skier Ted Ligety will compete in his fourth Winter Olympics. Already a two-time gold medal winner, Ligety will head to PyeongChang with a new focus – this will be his first Winter Games as a father.
Ligety’s son, Jax, was born last year. And it’s safe to say the Utah native and Team Toyota athlete isn’t interested in his son watching him take second.
We recently sat down with Ligety to talk about PyeongChang, his training and, of course, Jax.
Click here to see The Gold Standard: Ted Ligety. It’s the first in our video series profiling a few of Team Toyota’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
By Dan Nied and Karen Nielsen