Ted Ligety caught up to his boyhood idol on a day when no one could come close to catching up to him, even with a broken wrist.
As she glided closer and closer to the finish line, Mikaela Shiffrin heard the roars, the ringing cow bells and the raucous music from the loud speaker.
Ted Ligety turned in a dazzling second run in frigid conditions to capture a World Cup giant slalom.
Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany darted in between the shadows, daring to charge on a demanding course with little margin for error.
This particular giant slalom course has vexed Lindsey Vonn, even gotten into her head.