The fast-improving Ligety thinks similarly. On Sunday he attacked the second run of the slalom amid high winds and moved from 12th place to third. "Ligety is a guy with an amazing amount of confidence," says U.S. coach Mike Morin. "He goes out and shows Bode and Daron shockingly little respect."
Their competition could spawn Olympic medals.
With her downhill victory last Saturday at Lake Louise, Canada, 21-year-old Lindsey Kildow (right) became the first U.S. woman to win World Cup races in back-to-back years since Picabo Street a decade ago. These are the last five U.S women's World Cup downhill wins.
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