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Alpine skiing: Ligety's risk strategy nets second gold

Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. kicks off his skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. kicks off his skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. kicks off his skis during the men's super combined Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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(L to R) Second placed Ivica Kostelic of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

(L to R) Second placed Ivica Kostelic of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013....more

(L to R) Second placed Ivica Kostelic of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Second placed Ivica Kostelic (L) of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. (C), and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Second placed Ivica Kostelic (L) of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. (C), and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing...more

Second placed Ivica Kostelic (L) of Croatia, first placed Ted Ligety of the U.S. (C), and third placed Romed Baumann of Austria celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the men's super combined event at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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