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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Alpine ski racer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety signs autographs for YMCA campers and Ted Ligety Learn to Ski participants at the YMCA Community Family Center in Taylorsville on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.

Alpine ski racer and a two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety signs autographs for YMCA campers and participants of the Ted Ligety Learn to Ski Program at the YMCA Community Family Center in Taylorsville on Tuesday. During the visit, Ligety was joined by Olympic cross-country skier Liz Stephen, and both spoke to the youths about their experiences in the Winter Games. The YMCA’s Ted Ligety Learn to Ski Program aims to give all children the chance to learn to ski by offering tiered pricing for families that otherwise could not afford such an opportunity. This past winter, more than 160 youths participated in the program in Salt Lake City and Ogden.