Practice and perseverance helped Ted Ligety win three Olympic Gold medals in ski racing. He started to ski at age 2 and became a member of the local ski team by age 10. But it took over a decade of racing, studying, and refining techniques before he finally got his first gold medal. He got beaten in a lot of races as a kid but his passion for the sport prodded him to push himself to the limits and learn

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