Ted Ligety Says He Will Be Back for 2019/2020

By Bill Ligety
Aug 07, 2019

In a recent interview with KPCW, Ted Ligety announced his plans to race in the 2019/2020 season. Read more about his training for the Giant Slalom event here.

PyeongChang Athletes Receive Best Wishes from Their State Representatives

By Bill Ligety
Feb 07, 2018

Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, recently wished Ted Ligety well at the Olympics: "Best of luck to Ted Ligety. Ted, go show them that not only does Utah have the greatest snow on earth but also the greatest skiers as well. You know who to call if you need someone to carry your skis. We are all cheering for you." Read more well-wishes from Congressional members reported by rollcall.com here.

Park City Athletes to Compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics

By Bill Ligety
Feb 02, 2018

Park City will be well represented in the 2018 Olympic Games. Click here to view the full list of athletes.

Deer Valley To Honor Stein Eriksen on Sunday, December 11th

By Bill Ligety
Dec 09, 2016



Stein Eriksen and Ted Ligety


Stein and Ted Share Their Pride In Being Two Of The Five Men To Have Won Three Gold Medals In The Same World Championship

Join Deer Valley Resort, Stein Eriksen Lodge and the town of Park City in celebrating the life and legacy of the late Stein Eriksen on his birthday, December 11th. Festivities including remarks by Bjorn Eriksen, Russ Olsen and Bob Wheaton will begin at 3 PM at the Stein Eriksen Lodge. The Lodge and Deer Valley Resort will offer some of Eriksen's favorite foods. A plaque commemorating Stein Eriksen Day will also be unveiled.

Shred and Slytech To Complete Move To Park City

By Bill Ligety
Nov 17, 2016

Welcome home to Shred and Slytech! Founded in Park City ten years ago by Ted Ligety and Carlo Salmini, the companies' US base will complete the move from New Hampshire this month according to an article in The Bicycle Retailer. Click here to read the full article.

Deer Valley Featured In New Warren Miller Video

By Bill Ligety
Oct 12, 2016

Enjoy this "Sneek Peek" at the new Warren Miller Entertainment video "Here, There & Everywhere" that features Deer Valley and visionary skiing legend Stein Eriksen. See why “the place is magical, it’s smooth, it’s elegant, it’s approachable. And that was Stein.” Click here to preview the video.

Ted Ligety Named Deer Valley Resort's Global Athlete Ambassador

By Bill Ligety
Jun 23, 2016

It is a pleasure to announce a partnership between Ted Ligety and Deer Valley Resort. As a Park City resident, two-time Olympic Champion and five-time World Champion, Ted Ligety will be the Global Athlete Ambassador for Deer Valley Resort. Bob Wheaton, Deer Valley Resort President and General Manager, says, “It is an honor to support Ted and his commitment to the sport of skiing. Ted is an incredible athlete hometown hero and global inspiration. We are thrilled that he has chosen to represent the resort in addition to skiing and training here.” For more of the announcement, click here.

Luxury Second-Home Prices Up 11% in 2015. Why you will want to buy in Austin, Texas, and Park City, Utah.

By Bill Ligety
Mar 29, 2016

According to an article in Barron's , the top spots on their list for second home purchases this year go to Austin, Texas, where a softening luxury housing market offers a buying opportunity; Lake Geneva, Wis., where a long-moribund market suddenly turned lively; and Park City, Utah, where a major investment by Vail Resorts is likely to take this ski and film retreat to new heights in the coming years.

One of the writers of the article spent time with local Broker Bill Ligety during his visit to Park City.

Vail Resorts, the ski-resort operator from Colorado, has moved into Utah’s Park City, famed for its dry powder and 35-minute commute to Salt Lake City’s airport. In 2013, Vail Resorts signed a $25-million-a-year lease to operate the Canyons, one of three major local ski areas, before plunking down another $182 million to buy out much of neighboring Park City Mountain Resort. Park City is now the biggest ski resort in the U.S. with 7,300 acres of skiable terrain. It also offers value for your money. The median price in Park City is $1.46 million, comfortably below Aspen’s $3.86 million, Vail’s $2.12 million, and Sun Valley’s $1.6 million.

Park City began as a raucous 19th century silver-mining town with lots of bars and a red-light district; it now hosts Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival and, soon, the newly reopened and relocated Kimball Art Center. Many of its ski slopes are included in Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass program, a season ski ticket that covers all of Vail’s 12 resorts worldwide. Each spring, skiers can buy online deeply discounted passes, whose price, like an Uber surge, rises as the new season approaches. Last year, prices started at just $769, barely a third of what it costs for a single-season pass to a top area like Aspen.

Bill Ligety, a real estate agent at Summit Sotheby’s and the father of Olympic skier Ted Ligety, says that older homes in good mountain locations—but lacking “ski in, ski out” access—are usually priced at around $500 per square foot (including land) and often renovated after a sale. At the other end, new mountain homes with good ski access can run $1,200 to $1,500 a square foot.

For the complete article, select this link: Barron's Article

"My legs were killing me in the Abyss, but I knew if I backed off even a little I’d hate myself forever"

By Bill Ligety
Feb 14, 2015

Ted Ligety after winning the men’s giant slalom at the Alpine world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. It was his third straight title in the event. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times


 Fans before the race on Friday in Beaver Creek, Colo., where Ligety has won six of the last seven giant slalom races he has entered. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times 

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