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Skier Ligety gains speed in super-G before worlds

Updated: January 25, 2013, 2:54 PM ET
Associated Press

(Eds: Corrects to Friday in 2nd paragraph. Restores previous.)

By ERIC WILLEMSEN

Associated Press

KITZBUEHEL, Austria -- Right in time for the Alpine skiing world championships, Ted Ligety has regained his speed in super-G -- on a hill that hasn't suited him in the past.

The American placed sixth in Friday's race at Kitzbuehel, Austria, to bounce back from a disappointing showing at Val Gardena, Italy, where he finished 25th last month.

In four previous starts, Ligety ...

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