In the middle of the race, a falling drone camera almost hit Marcel Hirscher, a Winter Olympics medalist and a four-time World Cup champion on Tuesday in Italy. The drone, which was broadcasting the slalom race live, suddenly hit the skiing runway, while he was in the middle of his run and, luckily, missed to make contact with him by just a couple of feet.
Drone Camera Almost Hits Marcel Hirscher and Luckily, He Escaped
“This is horrible,” he said after the fracas, according to the Associated Press. “This can never happen again. This can be a serious injury.”