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Jitloff matches career best in GS

ALTA BADIA, Italy — While Ted Ligety led the Americans with a third-place finish in the Alta Badia giant slalom Sunday, Truckee High grad Tim Jitloff added an inspiring highlight to the day with a powerful fifth-place finish from the 31st start position to match his career-best World Cup result. “Today was honestly more about stepping up and saying, ‘OK, let’s do this twice in a row without any big mistakes.’ And when I do that I’m just as capable and fast as the rest,” Jitloff said. “And so that was proven. I just felt like I was on and …

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