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Alpine skiing: Extraordinary Hirscher wins in Adelboden

Marcel Hirscher of Austria clears a gate during the first run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria clears a gate during the first run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria clears a gate during the first run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
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Marcel Hirscher of Austria reacts after the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria reacts after the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria reacts after the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's slalom ski race in Adelboden January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
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Marcel Hirscher of Austria skis out of the track during the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's giant slalom ski race in Adelboden January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria skis out of the track during the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's giant slalom ski race in Adelboden January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Marcel Hirscher of Austria skis out of the track during the second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup men's giant slalom ski race in Adelboden January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
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