Bode Miller, Ted Ligety Out of Slalom

Bode+Miller in Best of Olympics - Day 10
Bode Miller of the United States competes during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined Downhill on day 10 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler Creekside on February 21, 2010 in Whistler, Canada. (Getty Images)more pics »After a lot of anticipation, it seems that Bode Miller will have to be content with three Olympic medals. The American downhill skier skidded out early on the slalom course, missing a gate less than 10 seconds into his opening run.

Also out is American Ted Ligety, a former Olympic champion who had a frustrating two weeks in Vancouver. Both were plagued by a choppy course that seemed to wreak havoc with skiers' edges, sending many astray.

Miller leaves the Olympics with an a record-breaking  three Alpine medals. He won the gold in super combined, the silver in Super G, and the bronze in downhill.

See more Bode Miller pictures (click any photo):
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12
  • Bode Miller in Apline Skiing - Day 12

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