Ligety of US wins World Cup giant slalom title
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia -- Ted Ligety of the United States won his fifth giant slalom of the season Saturday to clinch the World Cup discipline title with a race to spare.
It's his fourth GS title after winning in 2008 and 2010-11. He also successfully defended his GS title at the world championships last month.
"To win here again is a super cool feeling," said Ligety, who has won in Kranjska Gora five times and been on the podium every year since 2008. "I am really proud of that."
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