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Marcel Hirscher clinches record fifth straight World Cup overall title

In a season full of injuries and absences to other contenders, Marcel Hirscher once again reigned supreme.

The Austrian won a record-extending fifth straight men’s Alpine skiing World Cup overall title, clinching the crystal globe when his closest rival, Norway’s  365 more words

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Austria - January 2016

The Team arrived into Austria from sunny Queenstown well after midnight 10th January and straight back into full swing, based about ten minutes drive out of Zell am See.   446 more words

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FIS Bans the Use of Drones for Broadcasts Just Hours After Hirscher Incident

Eric Willemsen from the Associated Press reports that the FIS (International Ski Federation) has officially banned the use of drones for broadcast purposes in light on the embarrassing and potentially serious situation involving a drone crashing just metres behind world and Olympic slalom champion Marcel Hirscher on Tuesday night at a race in Italy. 220 more words

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Marcel Hirscher Speaks About Drone Almost Hitting Him During Slalom Run

By now, if you’re reading this page, you’ve most likely already have seen the footage from last night’s World Cup slalom race where multiple-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Marcel Hirscher narrowly escaped getting hit by a falling drone while in the middle of his 2nd slalom run of the night in a race in Italy. 193 more words

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Marcel Hirscher details 'insane' drone incident

VIENNA (AP) — The International Ski Federation is banning camera drones from its World Cup races after one of the flying objects crashed and nearly hit Austrian skier… 495 more words

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