Thomson ReutersMarch 9, 2013 09:30
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By Patrick Lang
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, March 9 (Reuters) - Taking risks paid off for American Ted Ligety as he won the Kranjska Gora giant slalom for a fifth time on Saturday to secure the World Cup in the discipline.
It was the triple world champion's fourth giant slalom crystal globe and the victory on the Podkoren slope, one of his favourites on the circuit, was his fifth of the season.